Kick-off meeting of the DFG-funded international research network "Traveling Bodies" (May 8-10, 2023) link + press release
2nd Meeting of the international Network "Traveling Bodies", February 3, 2023, 12:00-14:00, online.
Inaugural Meeting: Cross-Channel Health Humanities Network, 14.12.2022, 09:00-16:00, Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS), University of Kent, Espace Rolin, Boulevard Louis Schmidt 2a, 1040 Brussels.
Theories of Embodiment in Japan: Introducing New Research from Ghent University, Kyoto, Nichibunken evening seminar: Theories of Embodiment in Japan: Introducing New Research from Ghent University, 8.12., 13:30-15:00, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
3-2 Goryo Oeyama, Nishikyo, Kyoto, 610-1192, Japan and Zoom
“Reisende Körper/ Traveling Bodies" Prof. Dr. Uta Schaffers (German Department) and Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder (Department of English and American Studies) talk about the role of bodies in travel writing. The talk (in German) is part of the "Kolloquium am Kap" organized by the German Departments of the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University, and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Thursday, November 10, 2022, 6pm. Link (Meeting ID: 812 0597 4048, Passcode: 375021)
From SOIREES DE BELGIQUE TO SPECTACLES POPULAIRES - Shifting Publics, Subsidized Theater and Late Colonial Policits in the Belgian Congo, 1949-1960. By Emily Hardick (Ohio State University). Wednesday 9 November 2022, 14:30-17:15, Room 0.2 Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent.
Healing the People: Popularizing and Printing Medicine in Edo Japan. 20-21.5.2022 Link
PhD and MA Workshop with Matthias Hayek (Paris): Divination Practice, Body and Medicine. 21.3.2022. UFO, Henri Pirenne, 14-18:00.
Workshop with Kuriyama Shigehisa: Proof of Concept Workshop. 8.12.2021 (Harvard-Ghent SIP scheme, Online)
Lecture: Kuriyama Shigehisa (Harvard University): 'How to Evoke Happy Ordinary Places - Hints from 19th century Japan', 10 Novmeber 2021 (also Harvard-Ghent SIP scheme, Online)
Lecture series "Topics in Text and Material Culture". Organized by IMAP Kyushu University and BOCULT Ghent University January-February 2021 (online)
Internationl Workshop: Challenging Olympic Narratives in Japan. 19.-20.12.2019 Link
Koblenz-Ghent Workshop: Traveling Bodies: the Corporeal Dynamics of Experience in Travel Writing and in Embodied Cognition Research 18.-19.9.2019
Gender Research Seminar: 9-11 September 2019: Embodiment and the Performativity of Gender: Link
Roundtable: Jon Davidann (Hawai'i Pacific University). Conceptualizing the Limits of Westernization and Concepts of the Body in Japan. 27.5.2019
Kent-Ghent Asian Studies Day: Health, Well-Being and the Body. 18.5.2019, Kent University. Link
International Workshop: Japanese Body Culture and Sport in Textual and Visual Representations. 20.-21.2.2019 Link