[tei-council] date, venue for next meeting
M. J. Driscoll
mjd at hum.ku.dk
Tue Dec 20 04:17:41 EST 2005
A bit of checking on the internet suggests that it would be only slightly
dearer for me to go to Kyoto (ca. 900 EUR) than to Washington (ca. 800 EUR).
Paris or Oxford would only be about a quarter of that, probably even less the
way things are going. On the other hand, I've been to Oxford, Paris and
Washington, whereas I've never set foot in the land of the rising sun. Let's go
> Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > for the sake of argument, can we look at the last week of May 2006 and
> > do comparative costings for Tokyo and Washington? How about if people
> > estimated travel costs for those two locations? I am happy to do
> > correlate a
> > table if desired.
> > for example, for me Tokyo costs Â£490 (more or less), and Washington
> > about Â£450.
> If we do the meeting in Kyoto, which I would recommend, you should
> look for flights into Kansai (sometimes called Osaka) Airport (KIX).
> I could go to Washington for about 800 Euro, to Paris or London for
> about 750 Euro. Kyoto would cost me noting. These fares are based on
> the Feb. prices, since the search engine I used does not give prices
> for May (and most Airlines have not published the discounted prices
> for May yet anyway).
> > Oxford would cost me nothing, Paris about Â£150
> > What are chances of cheapish hotels in Kyoto? or Washington?
> > On the whole, Paris likely to be cheapest :-}
> I just did a quick search here,
> which revealed that there seem to be quite some options for "cheapish"
> hotels in Kyoto -- in this case, less than 10000 Yen (about 70 Euro)
> per night. You might have to put up with staff that only barely
> understands, much less speaks English though.
> I would like to add that the decision should not be solely on economic
> grounds. As I said during the call, I would try to organize some
> workshop with the meeting, which will allow me to pay some travel out
> of the pockets of a grant. I just had a word with the powers to be
> and the prospect for this seems to be quite good. The catch with the
> workshop is, that we will need to publish a report with the papers
> presented, but again that should not be a problem I hope.
> All the best,
> Christian Wittern
> Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
> 47 Higashiogura-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8265, JAPAN
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