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Online: Open Campus of the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

The Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, holds an online open campus on 2nd July as follows. We encourage all interested parties to register. We would also appreciate it if you could disseminate the information to interested students Date and Time: July 2, 2022 [Japanese session] 10:00 – 13:00 (JST) [English session] 14:00 – 17:00 (JST) Registration: Please use the QR code on the poster in the URL below to register https://www4.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/_wp/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/c923166c900deae99517e73972ad38f5.pdf For...

Manufacturing in Africa and Asia

This study group will focus on how people in developing countries with low incomes, such as those in Africa and Asia, are involved in manufacturing in a broad sense, acquire skills, utilize them, and fabricate their lives. This study is aimed at exploring these issues based on empirical cases as much as possible, while taking into account the theoretical backgrounds or labor and educational studies. In the past, Japanese academic research in particular have...

Kansai Branch

More than 20 years, the Japan Society for International Development (JASID) Kansai Branch has been aiming at promoting research activities on international development and cooperation by conducting a series of study sessions on different cutting-edge topics through an interdisciplinary approach. For each study session, we have invited first-hand researchers and practitioners on development studies as guest speakers. Especially in the past few years, we have conducted active discussions on issues related to human security,...

Development and Business

In the era of SDGs, the actors involved in development activities in Global South are increasing from international organizations, aid agencies, and NGOs, to large and small private companies. In this study group of Development and Business will pay particular attention to Japanese SME actors (including large companies and multinational companies in some cases), and how private companies can contribute to solving “development problems / social problems in developing countries”. We will focus on...

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JASID Prize Selection

JASID Prizes and Poster Presentation Awards The prize selection committee is in charge of evaluation and selection on the JASID Prizes and the Poster Presentation Awards. JASID Prizes are categorized into Grand Prize, Encouragement Prize, Journal Paper Prize and Committee Special Award. Grand Prize is awarded to the distinguished book or monograph; Journal Paper Prize is awarded to an excellent paper published in an academic journal on the field of international development including the...