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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,...

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About 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, together with a...

Call for papers: 1st International Workshop on the Chinese Development Model (July 7-8, Barcelona, Spain) [for Members and Generals]

The Chinese Development and Modernization Experience: Defying mainstream economic theories to achieve unprecedented progress. Date: July 7-8, 2022 Venue: IQS School of Management, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain The purpose of this workshop is to assemble academic contributions addressing current opportunities and challenges to China’s National Economic and Social Development and Long-Term Objectives. It also aims to explore how ongoing and upcoming reforms will affect its future prosperity and global relations. The Conference will...

Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems

There are social problems which have been commonly observed in the global society and lasting for decades . On the other hand, some social problems emerged only recently. The former type s of social problems can be largely divided into two groups; one involves those, which exists but are not understood or recognized fully and another includes those, which are recognized quite well and whose solutions have been discussed or applied but remain in...

Yokohama Branch

Yokohama Chapter of the Japanese Society for International Development was established in January 2013. It aims to develop networks of the scholars and organizations such as universities and research institutes, national and local government, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations in the study of development and international cooperation based in the Yokohama area. The Yokohama Chapter will conduct academic research on development and cooperation and organize seminars and symposium periodically.    Yokohama Branch Official...

Tokai Branch

JASID Tokai is considered to be a pivotal academic organization for the members of the JASID as well as the researchers and practitioners on international development and cooperation. In the Tokai area, there are several universities such as Nagoya University, Nihon Fukushi University, and Suzuka University etc., offering courses on international development and in addition, several organizations such as JICA, UNCRD, Nagoya NGO Center etc., which are conducting various development activities, including research, at the...

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KAWAGUCHI, Jun (Chair) OHASHI, Masaaki OKAJIMA, Katsuki OGAWA, Keiichi SATO, Kan Hiroshi MICHINAKA, Maki KURODA, Kaori MANABE, Kiyotsugu

Internal Internationalization Study

The purpose of this study group is to define “internal internationalization” in terms of employment, education, health-care and community. We aim to achieve this via field work, public lectures and symposium, in a collaborative effort throughout the industry-academia-government network. This network consists of private companies, research institutions, schools, the public sector, and civil societies.  In addition, we intend to disseminate our research and insights to the general public, not only to JASID members. “Internal...

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...

Regional Engagement

Bridging Local and Global knowledge for community development We inspire researcher who are in geographically disadvantaged area and revitalize research and development activity through creating a platform for knowledge sharing for community development, connecting people who are interested in community development and international cooperation. SANO, Mayuko (Chair) UBUKATA, Fumikazu KAJI, Hideki KIMATA, Yoichiro KUDO, Shogo TATSUMI, Kazuko HAYASHI, Yutaka