The International Seminar of Geography between Hiroshima University and University of Delhi

‘Promoting Economic Geography Studies on “Inclusive Growth” in Contemporary India’


Date: Friday, 23 December - Saturday, 24 December, 2016
Venue: Large Conference room, 1F, Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University



[ Day1: 23 Dec.(Fri.)]

10:30-10:55 Registration

10:55-11:00 Opening Addresses: Kazuo TOMOZAWA (Hiroshima University)


Young Geographer Session

11:00-11:30  Yoshimi UNE (Kanazawa University):

        Spatial Characteristics of Japanese-affiliated Firms in India (Abstract)

11:30-12:00  Lin CHEN (Hiroshima University):

        Transformation of Employment Structure in a Less-developed Region of Eastern

        Coastal China (Abstract)

12:00-12:30  Suraj MAL (University of Delhi):

        Rainfall Change and its Potential Economic Implications in Central Himalaya,

        Uttarakhand' (Abstract)

*12:30-13:30 Lunch


Keynote Speech

13:30-14:00 Kenji YAMAMOTO (Kyushu University, President of Japan Association of Economic


        Innovative Activities by Manufacturing Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in a

        Periphery within Japan (Abstract)

14:00-14:30 R. B. SINGH (University of Delhi, Vice President-International Geographical Union (IGU)

       and Member, ICSU Scientific Committee, UHW):

        India: Resources, Environment and Inclusive Development (Abstract)

*14:30-14:45 Break


Session 1: Trend of Geographical Studies in Japan and India

14:45-15:15 Narayan Chandra JANA (University of Burdwan):

        Trends of Teaching and Research in Geography: Indian Scenario (Abstract)

15:15-15:45 Masateru HINO (Chugokugakuen University):

        Directions of Transformation of Indian Economic Space since Economic Liberalisation of

       1990s: Focusing on Locational Behaviours of Large Enterprises (Abstract)

15:45-16:15 Subhash ANAND (University of Delhi):

        Trends and Development of Geography with Special Reference to Economic Geography in

       University of Delhi (Abstract)

16:15-16:45 Hidenori OKAHASHI (Hiroshima University):

        Area Studies and Geography: Case of Hiroshima University’s Geographical Research on

       India (Abstract)

16:45-17:15 Discussion

*18:00-20:00 Reception


[ Day2: 24 Dec.(Sat.)]

Session 2: Economic Geography Studies in India

10:00-10:30 Takuya GOTO (Kochi University):

        Economic Geography of Broiler Industry in India: Focusing on the Case of Haryana State


10:30-11:00 Mehtab SINGH (Maharshi Dayanand University):

        Emerging Pattern of Industrial Development in Haryana, India (Abstract

11:00-11:30 Kentaro KUWATSUKA (Ryukoku University):

        What was Organized Geography of ICT Service Industries in India? Technology, Human

       Body, or Time-Space Constraints (Abstract)

11:30-12:00 Bindhy Wasini PANDEY* and Shubham PADHA (University of Delhi):

        Economic Appraisals of Dams: A Case Study of Bagalihar Dam in Jammu and Kashmir,

       India (Abstract)

12:00-12:30 Discussion

*12:30-13:30 Lunch


Session 3: Potential for Economic Geography-based Approaches towards Inclusive Growth in India

13:30-14:00 Kazuo TOMOZAWA (Hiroshima University):

        Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography Tackles it (Abstract)

14:00-14:30 Virendra NAGARALE (S.N.D.T.Women’s University):

        Women's Enrolment in Education: A Study of Inclusive Growth in India (Abstract)

14:30-15:00 Yoshimichi YUI (Hiroshima University):

        Development of India’s Megacities and its Suburban Spaces (Abstract)

15:00-15:30 Pankaj KUMAR (University of Delhi):

        Inclusive Growth in Indian Rural Development (Abstract)

15:30-16:00 Discussion

*16:00-16:15 Break


16:15-17:15 General Discussion

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about 3 mins by walk from "Hirodai Chuo Guchi" bus stop

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