Health and Well-Being in Contemporary Japan

This symposium brings together four papers addressing issues of health and well-being. Papers will be 20-30 minutes, and there will be extensive time given to discussion.

Date and Time: 31 October 2015, 2pm-6pm

Venue: Aichi Prefectural University (Nagakute Campus), Nagoya. Room H203. Access map is here. Campus map is here (in Japanese).

Attendance: Free to BAJS and non-BAJS members alike, but please contact Philip Seaton in advance by email to let him know if you plan to come.

Papers:

Does multilingualism have a negative influence on the linguistic and cognitive development of children on the autistic spectrum?, Eugene Ryan, Toyohashi University of Technology

Current Research and Perspectives on Socially Withdrawn Youths (Hikikomori), Nicolas Tajan, Kyoto University

Broken Bodies, Labour, and Well-being, Emma E. Cook, Hokkaido University

The Folk Medicine Market in Japan: The Case of Eczema, Miho Ushiyama, Waseda University

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