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Saturday, November 12, 2005~Sunday, November 13, 2005
《Research Forum International Workshop 2005》"International Workshop on Aid to Developing countries at MINPAKU (4)" Roles of Anthropologists and Sociologists in the Canadian International Development Agency and World Bank: Social Assessment, Participatory

Time / Place
  10:00-17:00, November 12-13, 2005 in the 4th Seminar Room, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan

Key Speakers
Dan Aronson (World Bank)
Pierre Bernier (Canadian International Development Agency)
Shiro Akamatsu (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Elli Sugita (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Kazuhiro Yoshida (Japan Bank for International Cooperation)
Aims
The workshop aims to discuss the basic policies on development aid and the roles of anthropologists / sociologists in development projects of the Canadian International Development Agency and the World Bank. In particular, we hope to consider the possibilities, necessities and limitation in the social use of anthropology / sociology for development aid projects. This will be achieved through comparative examinations of several cases from the CIDA, World Band and Japanese development agencies, focusing on social assessment, participant development and social safeguards.
Notes
1. This workshop is open to the public.
2. The language for the workshop is English.
The First Day (Saturday, November 12th, 2005)
Opening
Chair: Yuji Seki (NME)
10:00 - 10:10 Welcoming Speech and Introduction to the Workshop
Makio Matsuzono (NME)
10:10 - 10:25 Self-introduction of Main Participants
Session 1 "The Roles of Anthropologists and Sociologists in the World Bank"
Chair: Nobuhiro Kishigami (NME)
10:30 - 11:15 "The "Career" of Social Sciences in the World Bank: Wins and Losses"
Dan Aronson (World Bank)
11:15 - 12:00 Comments and Discussion Comments (1) Motoi Suzuki (Chiba University)
Comments (2) Kan Hiroshi Sato (Institute of Developing Economies)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break and Visiting Galleries of the Museum
Session 2 "The Roles of Anthropologists and Sociologists in the Canadian International Development Agency"
Chair: Ieko Kakuta (Asia University)
13:30 - 14:15 "An Anthropologist in Development Cooperation: A Career Assessment and Lessons Learned"
Pierre Bernier (Canadian International Development Agency)
14:15 - 15:00 Comments and Discussion Comments (1) Takahisa Kusano (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
Session 3 "The Roles of Anthropologists and Sociologists in Japanese Cooperation Agencies"
Chair: Masami Mizuno (Nihon University)
15:30 - 16:00 "Roles of Anthropological and Sociological Perspectives in Appraisal and Evaluation at JBIC"
Kazuhiro Yoshida (Japan Bank for International Cooperation)
16:00 - 16:30 "Anthropologists and Sociologists in the Japan International Cooperation Agency"
Elli Sugita (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
16:30 - 17:00 Discussion
18:00 - 20:00 Welcoming Party
The Second Day (Sunday, November, 13th, 2005)
Session 4 "Social Security for Minority Groups" or "Human Security"
Chair: Chihiro Shirakawa (NME)
10:30 - 11:15 "Project-affected People: The World Bank Approach through 'Safeguard Policies'"
Dan Aronson (World Bank)
11:15 - 12:00 Comments and Discussion Comments (1) Fumihiko Saito (Ryukoku University
Comments (2) Kazuyo Minamide (Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Comments (3) Koji Makino (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break and Visiting Galleries of the Museum
Session 5 "Participatory Development and Anthropologists"
Chair: Chihiro Shirakawa (NME)
13:30 - 14: 15 "Participatory Development: Ideological Fashion or Operational Concept ?"
Pierre Bernier (Canadian International Development Agency)
14:15 - 14:55 "JICA in Global Development Context Framework and Prospects"
Shiro Akamatsu (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
14:55 - 15:40 Comments and Discussion Comments (1) Katsuhiko Masaki (Seisen University)
Comments (2) Misako Kanno (Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
15:40 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 6 "Discussion"
Chair: Motoi Suzuki (Chiba University)
16:00 - 17:00 Comments and Discussion Comments (1) Kan Hiroshi Sato (Institute of Developing Economies)
Comments (2) Ieko Kakuta (Asia University)
Comments (3) Takahisa Kusano (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
17:00 Ending Announcement
Secretariat
Nobuhiro Kishigami, Department of Advanced Studies in Anthropology, National Museum of Ethnology
10-1 Senri Expo Park
Suita City, Osaka, Japan 565-8511
(Phone) +81-(0)6-6878-8255 (office)
(Fax) +81-(0)6-6876-2160 (department)
(E-mail) inuit@idc.minpaku.ac.jp
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