31.01.2018 - 12:25:15
Guest Lecture by Shingo Torigoe
The Sociology of Time in Japan | Wed, January 31, 2018,
18–20 h | Room LF 310 (Lehrstuhlkolloquium)
This presentation will focus on a Japanese sociologist Yusuke Maki’s masterpiece, Comparative Sociology of Time. The main purpose of this presentation is to introduce the significance of this book to foreign contexts. This purpose will be achieved by means of comparing this book with other works of the sociology of time such as Eviatar Zerubavel’s and Anthony Giddens’ work, which pay close attention to the time peculiar to modern society as well as Maki.
Shingo Torigoe is Researcher at Chukyo University, Nagoya, and Lecturer at Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo. He also participates in the DFG project Warten. Zur Erforschung eines sozialen Alltagsphänomens at University of Konstanz. He studied Sociology at Keio University, Tokyo, and finished his doctoral dissertation this month.