The 1st International Conference on Small Island Cultures

 

Date: February 7-10, 2005

Place: Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands

Conference Theme: linguistic, musical, dance, folkloric, visually expressive, craft and/or touristic aspects of small island societies

1) Methodological issues of conducting research in small island communities so as to encourage, sustain and facilitate local culture 

2) Aspects of small island cultures (in local and/or diasporic contexts) 

Co-organised by

The Small Island Cultures Research Initiative (SICRI)

Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands

 

Co-sponsored by

The Pacific Society (Taiheiyo Gakkai)

The Japan Society of Island Studies (Nihon Tousho Gakkai)

The Non-profit Organization for the Advancement of Pan-Pacific Higher Education

 

With support from

The Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies

The Council for the Promotion of Kagoshima Prefectural Islands

The Japan Consortium for Area Studies