Records of the symposiums

Speakers job titles are at the time of holding.

Symposium of IRISE:
December 20, 2021

Symposium commemorating the centenary of the publication of John Dewey’s "Letters from China and Japan"

Lecturer;
Takao Ito(Professor of the Faculty of Letters)
Liu Xing(Lecturer of Beijing Normal University)
Naoyuki Yamada(Assistant professor of the Faculty of Letters, KOBE Women's University)
Masaki Onuma(Ph.D. Beijing Normal University)

Symposium of IRISE:
November 16, 2020

Reading the Possibilities of an Era of Time-Space Disruption in Education: From the Experience of Tsunesaburo Makiguchi

Lecturer;
Andrew Gebert(Professor of Ikeda Research Institute for Soka Education)

Commentator;
Takao Ito(Professor of the Faculty of Letters)
Shinichi Ushida(Professor of the Faculty of Education)
Yusaku Iwaki(Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Education)

Symposium: July 7, 2014

50th Year Anniversary Symposium for the Announcement of the Idea to Soka University Foundation

Koichi Kandachi (Head of Soka Education Research Institute)
Junichi Kanzaka (Deputy Director of Soka Education Research Institute)
Takao Ito (Associate Professor in Faculty of Literature)
Shinichi Ushida (Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education)
Hiroko I. Tomioka (Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education)

Symposium: May 23, 2007

Past, present, and the future of the Proposal of Japan-China normalization of diplomatic relations in 1968

Lu Ning (Guangxi Normal University)
Li Exian (Huazhong Normal University)
Ni Suxiang (Wuhan University)

Junichi Kanzaka (Assisstant Professor of the faculty of Economics)
Minoru Koide (Assisstant Professor of Peace Research Institute)
Masayuki Shiohara (Administrative Director of Soka Education Research Center)

Three series of symposiums titled "Experiences related to the Chapter 'Soka University' in the New Human Revolution" were held.

Symposium: November 9 , 2005

"About Soka University's Early Days—The Issue of Tuition and the Autonomy of Students"
Masaaki Masaki (Chairman of central executive committee of Soka University Student Union in 1975)
Hirotomo Teranishi (Chairman of central executive committee of Soka University Student Union in 1977)

Symposium: September 16, 2005

"My Personal Encounters with the Founder, and The Soka University Festival"

Yoshiro Okuyama (Chairman of the planning committee of the 1st Soka University Festival)
Hiromasa Hasegawa (Chairman of the planning committee of the 4th Soka University Festival)

Symposium: May 25, 2005

"The Educational Challenges Faced by Members of the First Graduating Class"

Kiyotaka Maeda (Professor of the faculty of Economics)
Ichiro Takahashi (Professor of the faculty of Economics)

Panel Discussion: July 2, 2003

"The Origin of the Soka Gakkai's Peace Movement: The Arrest of Tsunesaburo Makiguchi 60 Years Ago"

Keynote Speech: Takao Ito (Part-time instructor of the faculty of Letters)

Panelist: Hiroshi Nakamoto (Director of Reference Room of Seikyo Shimbun)