Meeting on Cultural Dialogue in Tokyo

November 18-20, 1999
Hotel Yokohama Kaiyoh-tei
Yokohama, Japan

Sponsored by
Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA),
Tokyo, Japan,
The Stanley Foundation,
Muscatine, Iowa, USA

Conference Schedule and Agenda

Thursday, November 18

6:00 p.m. — Welcome Reception
Ambassador Owada Hisashi, Mr. Richard Stanley

Friday, November 19

9:30-10:00 a.m. — Opening Speeches
Mr. Richard Stanley, Ambassador Owada Hisashi

10:00 a.m.-Noon — Session I
Tradition and Modernity: Perceptions of the Islamic World and the West

1:30-3:00 p.m. — Session II
Democracy: Universal Idea or Different Models for Different Cultures?

3:30-6:00 p.m. — Session III
Perspectives on the End of the Post-Cold War Era

Saturday: November 20

9:30-11:30 a.m. — Session IV
Western Media Coverage of the Islamic World

11:30 a.m-Noon — Conference Overview and Closing Remarks
Ambassador Owada Hisashi, Mr. Richard Stanley