Saturday, September, 14, 2013

9:30-9:45  Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Takeo Kikkawa (Hitotsubashi University, President of Business History Society of Japan)
Takafumi Kurosawa (Kyoto University) CARIS Project Leader
9:45-12:00 Session I : Methodology, Concepts and Overview
Chair: Bram Bouwens (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
Takafumi Kurosawa (Kyoto University)
Industry Specific Time and Space: Methodology of the Industry History and the Possibilities of Regional Perspective [Abstract]
Jari Ojala (University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland) and Juha-Antti Lamberg (Jyväskylä , Finland)
Evolution of global paper and pulp industry 1800 – 2000: Regional Sources for Competitiveness of Clusters [Abstract]
Takeo Kikkawa (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo)
Sinking Japan and Floating East Asia: The Cases of the Financial and Chemical Industries [Abstract]
Discussant: Matthias Kipping (York University, Toronto, Canada)
12:00-13:15 Lunch Break (“Bento” Lunch Box at RPG Room I and II)
13:15-15:30 Session II : Automobile Industry
Chair: Ayumu Banzawa (Osaka University, Osaka)
Dimitry Anastakis (Trent University, Ontario, Canada)
From National to Continental to International: The Evolution of the Canadian Auto Industry, 1960-2000 [Abstract]
Zejian Li (Osaka Sangyo University, Osaka)
Competitive Advantage and Organizational Dynamics: The Rise of Automobile Makers in Asia, 1990s-2000s [Abstract]
Harm G. Schröter (University of Bergen, Norway)
The World Truck-Market –A Regional Issue? [Abstract]
Discussant: Takashi Hikino (Kyoto University)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Session III : Electrical Apparatus and Electronics
Chair: Joost J. Dankers (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
Shigehiro Nishimura (Kansai University, Osaka)
East Asia in Global Market: An Analysis on Electrical Apparatus Industry [Abstract]
Kuo Feng Huang (National Chengchi University, Taipei)
The Development of the Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry since 1960s: The Rise of Silicon Island [Abstract]
Discussant: Yuki Nakajima (Toyo University, Tokyo)
18:00-20:00 Reception (University Cafeteria & Bar “Camphor ”)

Sunday, September, 15, 2013

9:00-10:30 Session IV : Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
Chair: Takashi Shimizu (University of Tokyo)
Raymond G. Stokes (University of Glasgow, UK)
Industrial Constructions and Regional Competitiveness over the Long Term: The Case of the International Industrial Gases Industry, 1886 to the Present [Abstract]
Julia Yongue (Hosei University, Tokyo)
Towards a New Development Model for the Asian Drug Industries: A Comparison of Latecomers, Late-latecomers and Outliers [Abstract]
Discussant: Minoru Shimamoto (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Session V : Banking as a supporting Industry
Chair: Andrea Schneider (GUG, The Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte e.V.. Germany)
Daniel Wadhwani (University of the Pacific, Stockton, US)
Do Local Banks Bolster Regional Competitive Advantages? U.S. Community Banking and Economic Development in Comparative Perspective, 1945-1970 [Abstract]
Toru Imajo (Hannan University, Osaka)
The Development of Small Business Finance in East Asian Countries: Case studies of Japan, Korea and Taiwan from Historical Perspective [Abstract]
Discussant: Gerarda Westerhuis (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break (Restaurant “La Tour” under the Clock Tower)
14:00-16:15 Session VI : Consumer Goods and “B to C” Businesses
Chair: Tomoko Hashino (Kobe University, Kobe, Japan)
Keetie Sluyterman (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
The Rise of Asian Countries as Important Brewers of Beer and the Dutch Brewer Heineken [Abstract]
Takashi Hirao (Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Nagano, Japan)
Competitive Advantages of Giants in the Global Cigarette Industry after the 1980s [Abstract]
Rika Fujioka (Kansai University, Osaka) and Pierre-Yves Donzé (Kyoto University, Kyoto)
Emerging Asian Markets and the Growth of the European Luxury Industry, 1960-2010 [Abstract]
Discussant: Yuki Yamauchi (Doshisha University, Kyoto)
16:15-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Concluding Discussion
17:00 Closing Remark
Hideaki Miyajima (Waseda University, Tokyo) Chair of the Fuji-Conference Committee
19:00-21:00 Dinner (Downtown)