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.)]


Opening Addresses: Kazuo Tomozawa (Hiroshima University)


Young Geographer Session

Yoshimi UNE (Kanazawa University): Spatial Characteristics of Japanese-affiliated Firms in India

Lin CHEN (Hiroshima University): Transformation of Employment Structure in a Less-developed Region of

                 Eastern Coastal China

Suraj MAL (University of Delhi): Rainfall Change and its Potential Economic Implications in Central

                 Himalaya, Uttarakhand'

Keynote Speech

Kenji YAMAMOTO (Kyushu University, President of Japan Association of Economic Geographers):

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

          Periphery within Japan

R. B. SINGH (University of Delhi, Vice President-International Geographical Union (IGU) and Member,

      ICSU Scientific Committee, UHW): India: Resources, Environment and Inclusive Development


Session 1: Trend of Geographical Studies in Japan and India

Narayan Chandra JANA (University of Burdwan): Trends of Teaching and Research in Geography:

                          Indian Scenario

Masateru HINO (Chugokugakuen University): Directions of Transformation of Indian Economic Space

                       since Economic Liberalisation of 1990s: Focusing on

                         Locational Behaviours of Large Enterprises

Subhash ANAND (University of Delhi): Trends and Development of Geography with Special Reference to

                    Economic Geography in University of Delhi

Hidenori OKAHASHI (Hiroshima University): Area Studies and Geography: Case of Hiroshima University’s

                       Geographical Research on India



[ Day2: 24 Dec.(Sat.)]

Session 2: Economic Geography Studies in India

Takuya GOTO (Kochi University): Economic Geography of Broiler Industry in India: Focusing on the Case

                 of Haryana State

Mehtab SINGH (Maharshi Dayanand University): Emerging Pattern of Industrial Development in Haryana,


Kentaro KUWATSUKA (Ryukoku University): What was Organized Geography of ICT Service Industries

                       in India? Technology, Human Body, or Time-Space Constraints

  Bindhy Wasini PANDEY (University of Delhi): Economic Appraisals of Dams: A Case Study of Bagalihar
                          Dam in Jammu and Kashmir, India



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

Kazuo TOMOZAWA (Hiroshima University): Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography

                       Tackles it 

Virendra NAGARALE (S.N.D.T.Women’s University): Women's Enrolment in Education: A Study of

                           Inclusive Growth in India

Yoshimichi YUI (Hiroshima University): Development of India’s Megacities and its Suburban Spaces

Pankaj KUMAR (University of Delhi): Inclusive Growth in Indian Rural Development



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