1st (April 24, 2018):
We discussed mainly about the research plan of each one of us who was going
to go for fieldwork from August to September.
2nd (June 19, 2018):
We reported about our preparation status for the fieldwork. We carried out our individual fieldwork from August to September as per our plan.
3rd (December 18, 2018):
We reported about our fieldwork, analyzed the collected materials, and
reported on the progress of the research.
4th (February 13, 2019):
We shared the theoretical framework of "gentle and peaceful cohabitation".
We reported about our fieldwork, analyzed the collected materials, and reported on the progress of the research.
1st (May 7, 2019):
Principal Investigator and Co-investigators checked the research plan of 2019. We discussed in detail about the preparations required for degitalizing collected materials, creating website and format of the research results which is going to be published in the final year of this project.
2nd (July 23, 2019):
Co-investigator Professor Hideaki Ishida reported in which he explained how Hindu nationalism is strengthened and how Muslims feel uncomfortable in modern India, and how Muslim writers perceive the relationship between their position and Indian society. The title of thereport was "Hindi Literature and Muslims".
3rd (December 17, 2019):
Co-investigator Professor Takashi Shinoda reported about current situation and issues of Livestock caste which delayed in responding to the cattle economy that declined during the "Green Revolution" and "White Revolution", in accepting recent advancements in schooling and employment. The title of the report was "Challenge of Livestock Caste in India".
4th (February 13, 2020):
We asked Professor G.Balachandirane from University of Delhi, Department of East Asian Studies to report about Trends in Japan of Indian IT engineers who are attracting global attention as human resources. Professor G.Balachandirane was in Japan at that time. The title of thereport was "Recent Migration of Indians: Potential Impact on Japan". Also, Co-investigator Professor Toshihiko Suda reported about changes in the social background of female migrant workers which have increased rapidly in recent years and working environment of women. He pointed out the relationship between escape from poverty and labor markets in developed countries. The title of the report was "Increasing Number of Female Migrant Workers from Bangladesh- based on a questionnaire survey of pre-departure trainees-".
Principal investigator Professor Takako Inoue, started a set up of dedicated homepage with part-time workers. The URL is as follows: http://www.ic.daito.ac.jp/~itakako/
１．September 20, 2018: Jawaharlal Nehru University faculty members and students (Delhi, India) visited and an exchange program was held for the promotion of Japan-India exchange.
2. October 6, 2018: Amravati University faculty members and students (Maharashtra,
India) visited and promoted agricultural technology exchange in cooperation
with a Japanese NPO "Sun, Water and Green project".