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The 24th Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development, Call for Applications [1st Announcement]

The JASID Conference Organizing Committee cordially invites all members to the 24th Spring Conference to be held at Akita International University on June 10, 2023. The theme of the conference is “Role of Intergenerational Ties in Sustainability: What to Sustain, What to Update, and What to Pass Across Generations?”. We welcome a wide range of presentations based on your research results. We also welcome applications for panel and roundtable sessions that are related to...

Invitation to the National Conference on Pandemic-Driven Crisis at GITAM (Deemed to be) University, Hyderabad (INDIA), 24-25 November [for Members and Generals]

Department of Economics, GITAM School of Humanities and Social Sciences (GSHS), in collaboration with Council for Social Development (CSD) Hyderabad, India, is organizing a National Conference at GITAM (Deemed to be University) Hyderabad campus on 24-25 November. The conference theme is, “Multi-Pronged Responses and Resilience to the Pandemic-Driven Crisis: From Socio-Economic Spheres in the Indian Context”. The conference will be conducted in HYBRID mode. We would like to invite all the researchers working on...

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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: At the General Assembly held at the 33rd annual conference, it was decided to eliminate the need for two recommenders who were required at the time of admission to membership. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to provide the names of your recommenders upon admission to membership. However, the following information is required for each membership category. for Full Member Questionnaire on reasons for membership A space has been provided for you to...

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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...

Notice of Application for Dues Reduction for FY 2023 [D/L: 25th Sep.]

The annual membership fee reduction program will be implemented for the fiscal year 2023. This programme will be applied only to those members who have applied for both full and student members and have been approved by the Executive Board of Directors. Application must be submitted to the JASID secretariat office within the application deadline. Members who wish to have their annual membership fee reduced for the fiscal year 2023 (from October 1, 2022), please...

Check your membership status and Change of Membership Type

This is JASID Secretariat. Thank you for your cooperation. Today, we inform you of two important notices. Check Your Membership Status in FY2023 For Student members On October 1, JASID will have come a new finical year (FY2023). If you would like to continue the status of student member in FY 2023, please upload a copy of your current student ID card on a Google form “[JASID] Verification of Student Member Eligibility” as below...

Hiroshima Branch

The Hiroshima Branch aims at promoting academic exchange relating to international development and cooperation between members in the Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu regions, and providing support for improved standards. This year, it will host the 9th JASID Western Regional Meeting for Achievements and Progress for their research, which offers an annual venue for presenting not only highly qualified academic works but also various works in progress by international students, young researchers, and professional experts...

Resilience of Development and SDGs

The former research division named JASID-SDGs has finished its activity in success to examine “Transformation of the world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development”, including sustainable development and “sustainable development targets (SDGs)” based on multi-disciplinary academic perspectives, as a leading academic society for international development and cooperation. The newly formed research group will inherit the result and network of JASID-SDGs and additionally, it will consider the concept of resilience as the significance topic of...

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,...

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...

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...

CONFERENCE

Official website of the JASID Conference The latest information will be posted on the conference official website. https://conference.jasid.org Information on previous conference Annual Conference (in Japanese) Spring Conference (in Japanese) Conference Proceedings (in Japanese, Members only) Best Poster Presentation Awards (in Japanese) https://jasid.org/category-ja/annual-conference-sp-conference/awards-poster/ Convention-Related Information

JOIN JASID

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....

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

Election Administration

Vote is your Voice The election for the director candidates is held every three years in the Japan Society of International Development. All members, including student members, have the right to vote. Next election will be held in May 2023. The primary mission of the Election Administration Committee is to prepare and manage the Society’s election to be conducted in a fair and smooth manner for our members. Corresponding to the new slogan of...

JASID Secretariat

SHIGA, Hiroaki (Secretary General) AKIHO, Sayaka KONNO, Nao 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,...