UTokyo LAINAC organizes a series of international conferences and workshops on “Rethinking Inequality: Its Causes, Perceptions and Politics”. Starting from January 22, 2020, a three-day workshop on “Rethinking Inequality: Its Causes, Perceptions and Politics” will take place at the University of Tokyo, followed by two-day presentations by graduate students in Yamanashi.
  
For more details or if you are interested in participating in the workshop, please contact UTokyo LAINAC (info@lainac.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp).

Venue
Collaboration Room 4, 4th Floor, Bldg.18, Komaba Campus, University of Tokyo

Registration
No registration fee is needed. 

Language
English and Spanish. 


Program

1st Day: January 22, 2020 (Wednesday)

- 10:00-12:00   Patricio Solís Gutiérrez (Colegio de México):
"Características étnico-raciales y transmisión intergeneracional de la desigualdad en México,"
Discussant: Juan Carlos Castillo (Universidad de Chile)

- 14:00-16:00  Erick Serna Luna (Colegio de México ):
"El leviatán subterráneo: El comercio popular en el Metro de la Ciudad de México," 
Discussant: Hiroyuki Ukeda (University of Tokyo)



2nd Day: January 23, 2020 (Thursday)

- 9:30-11:30  Yoshimichi Murakami (Kobe University):
"Peripherality, Income inequality, and Economic Development in Latin American Countries,”
Discussant: Patricio Solís Gutiérrez (Colegio de México)

- 13:00-15:00  Juan Carlos Castillo (Universidad de Chile):
"Percepción y justificación de desigualdad económica,"
Discussant: Yoshimichi Murakami (Kobe University)

- 15:30-17:30   Cristina Herrera (Colegio de México):
”Transformaciones de las relaciones de género y familiares en contextos de precarización laboral en México,”
Discussant: Andrés Biehl (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)



3rd Day: January 24, 2020 (Friday) 

- 9:30-11:30  Hiroyuki Ukeda (University of Tokyo):
”Egalitarian Ideals, Internal Commitments and External Supports: A Comparative Study of Two Different Utopian Movements,”
Discussant: Cristina Herrera (Colegio de México)

- 13:00-15:00  Andrés Biehl (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): 
"Paternalismo institucional y desigualdad: el caso del pacto fiscal en Chile,"
Discussant: Erick Serna Luna (Colegio de México)



Facilities
Workshop presenters can use PowerPoint in the workshop rooms. If a presenter intends to use any specific presentation materials or distribute handouts, please notify the organizers in advance. 



Location
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Komaba Campus
The University of Tokyo
Komaba 3-8-1, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8902, Japan

For Campus Maps and the information about transportation and access, click here.



Organizing Committee
  • Hiroyuki Ukeda (Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, the University of Tokyo)
  • Kota Miura (Department of Area Studies, the University of Tokyo)