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Q: My Institution will Pay My Membership Fee Directly

A: If you do not wish to make online payment from your “My Page” due to payment by your institution, please refer to the URL below and send the money to the Japan Post Bank account of JASID. Note Please make sure that the name of the member or membership number can be recognized from the name of the payee and the remarks column. Please pay the bank transfer fee. If you wish to...

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Q: I am a member of JASID. However, I was told “You are not a member of JASID” when I submitted a paper or applied for the conference

A: Simply applying for membership does not mean that you are a member of the Society. After your application for membership has been reviewed by the Executive Board and the first payment of the membership fee has been completed, you will be given a membership number and will be able to use the membership services as a current member. In some cases, the status has not been changed from “applying” to “current” because the...

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Q: I am no longer a student

A: Members who have completed graduate school are required to change their membership status, so please tell the JASID Secretariat with the date and time of completion. Your membership type will be changed to full member from the new fiscal year of JASID that starts immediately after the completion of your graduate studies. Please note that the amount of membership fee will change. Even if full members who do not have a full-time job...

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Q:I don’t have the necessary recommender for membership

A: If you do not have a recommender, you can still be screened for membership. In this case, you may leave the “Recommender” field blank on the application form. However, please add the following information to your application for Full Member Upload a PDF file of your CV in the “Student ID” field (any format is acceptable). for Student Member Please provide the name and affiliation of your academic advisor and his/her email address...

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Q:I have not received any e-mails from JASID

The following are some common cases in which you do not receive e-mails from JASID. If you do not receive an e-mail from us, please check if any of the following cases applies to you. If you still do not receive an e-mail, please contact the Secretariat using the “Contact Us” form. 1. Our membership system has stopped delivering e-mails to you due to repeated delivery errors Our membership system is designed to automatically...

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Q: I am on a leave of absence from university. Can I still enroll in JASID as a student member?

A: Every August, we ask student members to submit their student ID card to prove that they are students. At this time, they can continue their student membership if they submit a copy of a document that proves that they are on a leave of absence (e.g., a certificate of absence from school). Please note that you must remember to renew your membership every year until you return to school. If not submitted, you will...

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Q: Cautions for payment of dues via bank check

Two methods of payment are available on “My Page”: credit card payment and online banking payment by bank check. However, bank checks are only available in Japan and cannot accept money transfers from overseas. For this reason, if you have selected bank check as your payment method when creating your invoice, please send money from overseas to JASID’s Japan Post Bank account, not to the bank check account number. Please refer to the following...

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The 23rd JASID Spring Conference

【The 2nd Announcement】 We received many applications for our conference this year. All the applications were reviewed at the Conference Organization Committee on March. 27, and all the decisions were sent to the applicants. We would like to ask the applicants to confirm it. Seventeen sessions (community, education, children, development, NGO, SDGs, disaster, environment, society/economy etc.) will be held at the 23rd JASID Spring Conference: three organized sessions, seven roundtables, seven oral presentation sessions,...

Activity Report of the Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems” 

Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems”                   This research group (RG) was proposed last year to aim for discussing innovative approaches to tackle social problems, which are common in the world and need attention. The research topic also reflects on the theme of the 31st JASID Annual Conference, organized by Tsuda University, which commemorated its 120th anniversary in 2020; “Time for Change: Innovation for Inclusive Society”. Members consist of the Executive Chair,...

Q : I forgot to pay my annual membership fee

A: If you pay by credit card, you can still pay your membership dues even if the due date is past the date indicated on the invoice. If you fail to pay the membership fee for two years, your membership will be terminated. Please be careful. Details of the withdrawal procedure are provided in the ”News” section on your “My Page”.

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Q: Is there a system to suspend membership?

A: We have decided to introduce a self-suspension system starting in FY2023. Only members who have no unpaid membership fees will be eligible to take advantage of this system. It is possible to take a leave of absence for up to four consecutive years. The following membership services will be suspended during the self-suspension period Mailing of the “Journal of International Development Studies” Distribution of ML Conference application and presentation Right to vote in...

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Q: Can a non-member make presentation at the conference?

A: No. Only JASID members can make a presentation. However, non-members can report in the planning session and round table session, but only JASID members can submit the proposal of the planning or round table session. If you wish to make an oral presentation or a poster presentation in the conference, please submit your application by the end of July for the annual conference, or by the end of February for the spring conference....

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