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Iz Budimpešte pride dr. Ildigo Maria Farkas, ki bo v okviru Erazmusa imela 4 predavanja med 7-11.10 na Oddelku za azijske študije. 


Dr. Ildigo Maria Farkas, Associate Professor

Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures, Department of Japanese Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church


Torek, 8.10.2019 ob 14:40-16.20, predavalnica 2-RIM

The Japanese civilization                     

What is civilization, culture, cultural identity? The geographical, social and cultural factors that shaped the Japanese civilization. Outline of Japanese history with references to the legacy of the different history periods.


Sreda, 9.10.2019 ob 9:40-11:20, predavalnica 01

Japanese modernity                                  

The different concepts and terminology of the issues: modernization, culture, civilization, tradition. The special features of Japanese modernity. The intellectual development of the Edo period and the formation of the Meiji ideology. The ideology of Meiji Ishin. Westernization vs traditionalism? The role of cultural heritage/cultural identity. Invented traditions – or modernization with cultural identity/traditions? “Asian modernity”, Asian capitalism. Confucianism as East Asian cultural heritage. Multiple modernities.


Sreda, 9.10.2019 ob 18:00-19:40, predavalnica 4-RIM

The imperial system of Japan                                          

The emperor and imperial system of Japan. The early modern origins (Edo-period) of the modern imperial system of Japan.  The evolution of the modern emperor system in the 18-19th centuries in Japan and its history in the 20th century. (’tradition and modernity’)


Četrtek, 10.10.2019 ob 10:30-12:05, predavalnica 4-RIM


Intellectual development in the 18-19th centuries (neoconfucianism, kokugaku, Shinto)

The legacy of the Edo period (premodern or early modern period?) – early modern development (economic, intellectual, cultural, political, social). Edo period – early modern. Its characteristics, economic, social, intellectual development. Edo development: economic development (proto-industrialization), urban development, social changes: village communities, samurai lifestyle and bushido, urban life, the IE system. The foundation of modern Japan – cultural heritage. Kokugaku: defining identity. Defining cultural identity (kokugaku) – texts of the discourses of identity. The Meiji ideology based on Edo cultural legacy.