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Measures to support JASID members with children who plan to attend the spring and annual meetings

The Japan Society for International Development (JASID) wishes to promote vigorous research activities by members with diverse backgrounds and needs. Based on this principle, we accept members to enter session rooms with children to make presentations or to participate in discussion, on condition that due efforts are made not to interfere with the progress of the session significantly. In order to create an enabling environment for members raising children, at each of the spring...

[6th Announcement] The 25th Spring Conference of the JASID: Notice regarding excursion (1)

At the 25th JASID Spring Conference, we are pleased to announce that excursions will take place in two areas within Tochigi Prefecture on 16 June (Sunday), the day following the conference. Detailed information is provided below. Date and time 16 June 2024 (Sunday) 8:15-17:00 (Ashio Town), 10:00-12:00 (Utsunomiya City) *Both excursions will start and end at Utsunomiya Station. Locations Excursions will be held in Ashio Town, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, and Utsunomiya City. (Please...

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Notice of exemption from membership fees for victims of the 2024 Noto Peninsula earthquake

The following is a notice regarding the exemption of membership fees for the victims of the Noto Peninsula Earthquake that occurred on January 1, 2024. Based on the self-reports of those members who reside, work, or study in the affected areas to which the Disaster Relief Law has been applied, the membership fee for the fiscal year 2024 will be waived. If they have already paid the membership fee for FY2024, the fee will...

[3rd Announcement] The 25th JASID Spring Conference: Extension of Deadline for Application of Membership and Presentation

In light of the delay in sending out the 2nd newsletter regarding the 25th JASID Spring Conference scheduled for June 15, we have extended the deadline for new member applications to March 7 (Thursday), and the deadline for submission of presentation applications has also been extended to March 25 (Mon). With these adjusted deadlines, new members can still have the opportunity to apply for membership in time to participate in presentation. Application period: 16...

JASID 25th Spring Conference: Announcement of the start of registration for presentations

[JASID conference] 25th Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development: Announcement of the start of registration for presentations. The 25th Spring Conference website is now open. Conference HP: https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jasid2024spring/static/greeting We have started accepting presentation proposals. As in previous years, we welcome proposals for three types of presentations: (1) oral presentations, (2) poster presentations, and (3) special sessions/roundtables. Please find below detailed information regarding each of these presentation types. The language of presentation...

The 25th JASID Spring Conference

Realizing International Cooperation and Interactive Co-creation in Local Context; Global & Glocal Human Resource Development We are excited to announce the 25th Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID), scheduled to be held at Utsunomiya University in Tochigi Prefecture. The theme is “Realizing International Cooperation and Interactive Co-creation in Local Context Global & Glocal Human Resource Development.” This event will focus on the practical aspects of international cooperation and co-creation, with...

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Q: I am a full member but I become a graduate student.

Answer If you are a working adult enrolled in a graduate school, your membership status is Full Member, not Student Member. Full members who do not hold a full-time position are able to apply for reduced annual membership fee programme. Reference: Notice of Application for Dues Reduction for FY 2024 [D/L: 17th Sep.] If you do not have a job and are enrolled in a university, you can change your membership status to Student...

Procedures for Verifying Eligibility of Student Members for FY2024 [D/L: 17th Sep.]

Continuation or Change of Membership Type for 2024 For Student Members Each year in August/September, we conduct a confirmation of eligibility as a student member for the upcoming year. Student members who fall under any of the following categories must submit proof (such as a copy of their student ID card) that they are still a student on or after October 1 during the following application period by following the procedures below. Student members...

Reinstatement application for FY2024 [D/L: 17th Sep.]

To JASID members on leave of absence who wish to resume our activities The JASID members who are currently on a leave of absence and wish to resume our activities from the fiscal year 2024, which will begin in October 2023, are requested to notify us within the application period. Application Period Tuesday, August 15, 2023 – Sunday, September 17, 2023 * Deadline to be strictly observed How to apply Please complete the following...

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Receipt of applications for recess in FY 2024 [D/L: 17th Sep.]

JASID has introduced a leave of absence system starting in FY 2023. This system allows full members and student members to take a leave of absence for up to four consecutive years. During the period of suspension, member services will be suspended, the sending of the journal and ML will cease, and applications and presentations at the conference will not be possible. In addition, the right to be elected and to vote in the...

Notice of Application for Dues Reduction for FY 2024 [D/L: 17th Sep.]

We are pleased to announce that we will continue to offer our members reduced annual membership fee for the FY 2024, which begins on October 1, 2024. This reduction is only applicable to regular and student members who have applied for this reduction program and have been approved by the Executive Board. Members who wish to reduce their annual membership fee for the FY 2024 (from Oct. 2023 to Sep. 2024) must apply to...

The 34th JASID Annual Conference: Announcement of the start of registration for presentations [2nd Announcement]

The 34th Annual Conference website is now open! Conference HP: https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jasid2023annual/top?lang=en We have started accepting presentation proposals. As in previous years, we welcome proposals for three types of presentations: (1) oral presentations, (2) poster presentations, and (3) special sessions/roundtables. Please find below detailed information regarding each of these presentation types. The language of presentation should be either Japanese or English. ★Proposal submission period: 5 July (Wed) – 5 August (Sat), 2023 (1) Oral presentation...

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How to Become a Member JASID is an academic society with the aim of bringing together the knowledge and experience about development from multiple disciplines. We also aim to contribute to the development of human resources for further enrichment of research and practice in the field of international development. JASID is a vibrant association with experienced researchers and practitioners as well as young professionals and researchers.    Applications for membership are accepted at any time....

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JASID Secretariat

HOSHINO, Akinari (Secretary General) OWA, Masumi SHIMAZU, Yuki For inquiries, please contact To contact the JASID Secretariat office, please use the form from the button below or send your inquiry to the following e-mail address. Contact Form Email Addresses hq [at] jasid.org jasid.org [at] gmail.com (replace [at] with @) Business Hours Tuesdays and Fridays (closed during long vacations) Postal Address JASID Secretariat c/o Institute of Developing Economies Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) 3-2-2 Wakaba,...