The conference will be held at the main venue and four satellite venues in Kyoto city. The main venue, the Imadegawa and the Muromachi Campuses of Doshisha University, is located in central Kyoto next to the Kyoto lmperial Palace (which has a large public park with free access). The Imadegawa Campus is a five-minute walk from Imadegawa Stn. To reach this station, use the Karasuma Line of Kyoto Subway from JR Kyoto Stn (five stops; ten minutes). [ Click here to see Kyoto Subway map (PDF 287KB)] Taxi can also be used from JR Kyoto Stn (approx. cost 1,500 yen).
Doshisha University, Imadegawa Campus
Karasuma-higashi-iru, Imadegawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
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About the main venue
Five buildings on Doshisha’s lmadegawa Campus have been designated as important cultural properties. The buildings are older Western-style brick buildings and blend well with Kyoto’s natural and urban landscape.
The conference rooms will be located in two buildings, as follows.
building with a large hall for 1,000 people (Hardy Hall), a small hall (Clover Hall), and a conference room with multi-media facilities.
There are PC corners, relaxation spaces and medium-
and small-sized meeting rooms located around the main lounge. A café restaurant and sky-view restaurant are located on the first and seventh floors respectively. An exhibition area displays historical remains and relics discovered during archaeological research conducted when the building was built
A stately new building with five floors above ground and two below. More than 20 rooms with 100 – 400 persons capacity are available for academic sessions, and a space of approx. 800 sq. m is available for poster sessions and displays. A cafeteria with seating for up to 800 people can be used for lunch and tea breaks.
Satellite venues will described here when arrangements have been made definite. These will accommodate exhibitions, poster sessions, guest lectures, and will provide opportunities for visiting nearby areas of Kyoto city, and interaction with the public.
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