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Saturday, March 6, 2009
《International Symposium》Future Society for Children – Scandinavian Thought and Practice

  • Time: 2010.3.6 (Sat) 13 : 00-17 : 00 (OPEN 12:30)
  • Venue: National Museum of Ethnology, Auditorium
  • Capacity: 450 people (entrance free)
  • Languages: Japanese & English (Simultaneous interpreters provided)
  • Organizer: National Museum of Ethnology , National Institute for the Humanities
  • Co-organizer: The Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Cooperator: Norwegian Centre for Child Research, University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Supporters: Embassy of Denmark, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Board of Education, Osaka Prefectural Government, Kansai NPO Alliance
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National Museum of Ethnology, Research Offi ce of Nanami Suzuki
10-1 Senri Expo Park, Suita, Osaka 565-8511, Japan
Tel: 06-6878-8290



13:00 - 13:05 Welcome Remarks
Ken'ichi Sudo (Director-General, National Museum of Ethnology)
13:05 - 13:20 Introductory Remarks to the Symposium: Children's well-being and the search for time and space for care
Nanami Suzuki (National Museum of Ethnology)
13:20 - 13:50 Lecture
"Lifestyle Space for Children in Scandinavia"
Anne Trine Kjørholt
(Norwegian Centre for Child Research, University of Science and Technology)
13:50 - 14:20 Lecture
"Early Childcare in Denmark: A Discussion of Social Inclusion"
Eva Gulløv (University of Aarhus)
14:20 - 14:30 Intermission
14:30 - 15:00 Lecture
"Values, Practices and Children's Identities in the Danish School"
Laura Gilliam (University of Aarhus)
15:00 - 15:30 Lecture
"What can be Inspired by the Danish Efterskole and Højskole into the Japanese?"
Mitsuru Shimizu (Grundtvig Society Japan)
15:30 - 15:45 Intermission
15:45 - 16:55 General Discussion
Comment: Els-Marie Anbäcken (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Chair: Nanami Suzuki
16:55 - 17:00 Closing Remarks
Nanami Suzuki