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EUSA-Japan The 28th Annual Conference

Main Theme:  “The 50 Years of Treaty of Rome – The Achievements and Perspectives”
24-25 November 2007, Kobe University

 The 1st Day

Chairperson: Asatsugu TATSUMI, Professor, Hannan University
(1) Soko TANAKA, Professor, Chuo University
Retrospects and Prospects of the 50 Years of the European Economic Integration
(2) Soichi ENKYO, Professor, Nihon University
Structural Transformation of the World Economy and the Integration of the EU – The significance of the EU integration and its policy implications for the formation of the broader regional community
(3) Mineko USUI, Professor, Komazawa Women’s University
Fifty Years of Article 296 of the Treaty

Short Break(15:00-15:15)

Plenary Session (15:15-17:40) (In Japanese / English)
Chairperson: Toshiro TANAKA, Professor, Keio University
(1) Mamiko YOKOI-ARAI,
Reader in International Finance Law and Regulation Queen Mary, University of London Research Fellow, Financial Services Agency, Japanese Government
The Governance Structure of Financial and Securities Regulation in the EU
(2) Stefano Bartolini, Director Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies European University Institute
Half a Century of European Integration: A historical/analytical framework
(3) Cancelled

Buffet Dinner (18:00-20:00)

The 2nd Day

1. Group Sessions (10:00-12:00)

Group A
Chairperson: Yasunobu TANAIKE, Professor, Kinki University
(1) Nobuhiro SUYAMA, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Regional specialization and concentration of the European industries
(2) Yukio KONISHI, Lecturer, Konan University and Sadayoshi TAKAYA, Professor, Kansai University
EU Educational Policy, Economic Effectiveness and Governance
(3) Ryoko YOSHINO, Research Fellow, Soka University
The construction of Union and the creation of European Identity: an Analysis of the Continuity with Nationalism in the “European Integration” Movement

Group B
Chairperson: Hirotaka WATANABE, Professor, Tokyo University of foreign Studies
(1) Toru OGA, Lecturer, Kobe University
A Resonance of Two Regional Governances: Open Regionalism and Networked Europe
(2) Hitoshi SUZUKI, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Law, Keio University
The Idea of Euratom, German Rearmament and the German Trade Unions 1950-1960
(3) Tomoya KURODA, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Law, Keio University
French diplomacy towards EURATOM: inclusion of Territories of Overseas

Group C
Chairperson: Takao SUAMI, Professor, Waseda University
(1) Emiko NAKASAKA, Associate Professor, Hiroshima University
The deveropment of immigration and asylum policy in the EU to date and as of now
(2) Fumihiko AZUMA, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Law, Keio University
Comparative analysis of GATT case law from the European Court of Justice and Italian courts
(3) Yasuko ASANO, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsukuba University
The Dynamics of Service Sector Liberalisation in the EU: Explaining the Extension of Liberalisation to the “Public” Sector

Lunch Time (12:00-13:00)

Chairperson: Koji FUKUDA, Professor, Waseda University
(1) Kaoru HOSHINO, Professor, Ritsumeikan University
The change in the European industrial relations through economic and monetary integration,
and enlargement
(2) Hidenori TOZAWA, Professor, Tohoku University
Gender Politics of the European Union – A Case of “Regulatory Empire”
(3) Masami KODAMA, Professor, Kurume University
The EU’s relations with North Korea: Its possibilities and limitations
(4) Michael Reiterer, Adjunct Professor for International Politics, University of Innsbruck
The EU and Third Countries: From Cooperation to Diplomacy