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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...


Online Symposium “Exploration of Practical Wisdom and Resilience Overcoming Downside Risk – Collecting grassroots voices in Africa under COVID-19.”Feb. 9(General Public)

SDGs Collaborative Research Unit, Institute for Future Initiatives, the University of Tokyo, will host an online symposium as a part of a research project on the impact of COVID-19 in seven African countries. We would be very appreciative if you could participate. 2nd Symposium on “Exploration of Practical Wisdom and Resilience Overcoming Downside Risk – Collecting grassroots voices in Africa under COVID-19.” Outline Date: 2024.2.09(Fri.)18:30-20:30 (JST) Venue: Online seminar (Zoom Webinar) Language: English (Simultaneous...

The 34th JASID Annual Conference: Program release and participation in plenary session

We have released the online conference program, which includes the timetable, presentation abstracts, and presentation papers, available through Confit (conference portal). Additionally, we have compiled information about how to participate in the plenary session scheduled for the first day of the conference. Please take a moment to review this information. 1. Conference program (Confit) You can access the program via the conference website. To view and download the PDF papers, you will need a...

The 34th JASID Annual Conference: Notice regarding reasonable accommodations, infection control measures, and the use of childcare facilities [5th Announcement]

This conference will strive to accommodate a wide range of participants, including those with disabilities, by providing reasonable accommodations. We kindly request the cooperation of presenters in ensuring information accessibility. Additionally, we have compiled information regarding infection control and the use of childcare facilities during the conference (the following information is also available on the conference website). The complete program is scheduled to become available on Monday, October 2. 1. Reasonable accommodations We ask...

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...


Reminder: Conference Participation [8th Announcement]

The 24th JASID Spring Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to share some updates about the conference program. 1.Information on Program and Proceedings Program and Proceedings have been uploaded to the website. Please access and download from the link below. A password is required to download, and it will be sent to the participants through another email from the committee. We will not print or distribute them. (1) Program ‐ Program https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x_kqZv-kErJiUxVGGFoBRG66ob-CoJV9/view?usp=sharing ‐ Time Table...

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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: 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...


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,...


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