Symposium “Cultural Strategies for Overcoming Negative Emotions” was held on February 21, 2011.
Symposium “Cultural Strategies for Overcoming Negative Emotions – A cross cultural approach from the perspectives of psychology, religious studies and anthropology”
Date： February 21, 2011 16:00~19:00
Place： Kokoro Reserch Center, Kyoto University Inamori Hall
1) Keizou Miyasaka (Keio University) 16:00~16:30
Overcoming Deep and Intense Negative Emotion: Laughter as Found in Cultural Tricksters
2) Katsumi Watanabe (The University of Tokyo) 16:30~17:00
“Perceiving the faces of Buddha statues”
half time 17:00~17:10
Takanori Oishi, Ryota Yamaguchi (Kyoto University): Image material showing.
3) Gerald C. Cupchik（University of Toronto） 17:10~18:00
“Under the Gaze of the Buddha: Calming Our Negative Emotions.”
4) Discussion 18:00~18:30
Yukiko Uchida (cultural psychology), Kai Hiraishi (evolutionary psychology), Toji Kamata (history of religions)
5) General Discussion (Chairman: Keizou Miyasaka) 18:30~19:00