The Center for Dewey Studies

Takao Ito, Director
Shinichi Ushida, Staff
The Signing Ceremony of Agreement for Academic Cooperation
(in Center for Dewey Studies in Southern Illinois University)
Ikeda Research Institute for Soka Education (IRISE) made an agreement for academic cooperation with Center for Dewey Studies in Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois, USA) to promote cooperation in teaching, scholarship, and research in February 2007. Furthermore, we have come to hold standing research materials and publications in Center for Dewey Studies in USA. We established the Japan branch of "The Center for Dewey Studies" in April 2007, as one of the "Center for Dewey Studies" in the world (USA, Italy, German, and China).

History of The Center for Dewey Studies at IRISE

※ Speakers’ job titles are at the time of holding.
 
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November 8, 2005 David T. Hansen, Past President of the John Dewey Society and Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, visits Soka Education Research Center
November 25, 2005 Nel Noddings, Past President of the John Dewey Society and Professor Emerita at Stanford University visits Soka Education Research Center
June 6, 2006 Walter Wendler, Chancellor of Southern Illinois University, and Larry A. Hickman, Director of Center for Dewey Studies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, visit Soka Education Research Institute.
October 14, 2006 Research presentation by institute staff at the 2nd Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s Ideals on Peace and Education held at Central China Normal University, China
 Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and John Dewey
 Takao Ito, Soka Education Research Institute staff
February 20,2007 Academic exchange agreement signed with the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.).
April 2, 2007 Japan branch of the Center for Dewey Studies established.
June 14, 2007 Soka Education Research Institute Seminar
 John Dewey and Soka Education
 Larry A. Hickman, Director of Center for Dewey Studies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
October 25, 2008 Research presentation by institute staff at the 4th Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s Ideals on Peace and Education held at Beijing Normal University, China
 Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and John Dewey—Focusing on Geography
 Takao Ito, Soka Education Research Institute staff
December 15, 2009 Presentation by institute staff at The Institute of Oriental Philosophy Conference
 Issues Concerning the History of the Reception of Dewey’s Idea’s in China
 Takao Ito, Soka Education Research Institute staff
March 26, 2011 Presentation by institute staff at the DePaul University School of Education and Francis W. Parker School
Symposium, "Education for Community and Citizenship Across Language and Culture."
 Geography of Global Citizens—Dewey, Makiguchi, and Parker
 Takao Ito, Soka Education Research Institute staff
Dec 5, 2016 Soka Education Research Institute Lecture
 John Dewey and Soka Education
 Jason P. Goulah, Associate Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural Education, DePaul University;  Director of the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education, DePaul University
Nov 4, 2019 Soka Education Research Institute Lecture
 Dewey's Theory of Growth and Active Learning - Impulse, Trial and Error, Communication.
 Shigeru Yukiyasu, Professor Emeritus of Okayama University, Trustee of the John Dewey Society of Japan
December 20, 2020 Symposium commemorating the 100th anniversary of the publication of "Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey
 Takao Ito, Professor in the Faculty of Letters, Soka University; Vice-Director, IRISE
 Liu Xing, Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
 Naoyuki Yamada. Assistant professor, Kobe Women's University
 Masaki Onuma, Ph.D., Beijing Normal University
December 23, 2020 The 3rd Seminar of IRISE
 Rethinking John Dewey’s Chinese Experience: Based upon the Items of Dewey Center in Southern Illinois University
 Liu Xing, Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

 
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