The 19th Young Scholars' Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan

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The 19th Young Scholars' Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan


We are pleased to inform you that The 19th Young Scholars' Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan will be held in the Higashi-Hiroshima campus of Hiroshima University on June 28 and 29, 2014. The conference will be open to academics, students and practitioners who are interested in issues associated with the Philippines. Young scholars and practitioners are particularly encouraged to present their papers. If you would like to join the conference, please submit the form below to the organizing committee by e-mail. (



June 28 (Sa): 10F00|17F00iprovisionalj

June 29 (Su):  9F00|17F00iprovisionalj

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Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC)

Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima Campus                                               

Higashi Hiroshima Campus Map


Keynote Speech

Prof. Michael Pinches (University of Western Australia, Visiting Professor of Hiroshima University)

Time: June 28th, 15:00 to 17:00 (provisional)


Prof. Michael Pinches has conducted anthropological fieldwork in the community of the urban poor in Metro Manila since the 1970s. His research interests in Philippine Studies are wide ranging: changes in class relations, transnational migration, and civil society. In this keynote speech, he will talk about the past and future of Philippine Studies based on his research experiences in the past 40 years. We hope that many academics, students and practitioners will participate in this keynote speech session.


Categories of presentation:

Individual presentation (for academics/practitioners) (30 minutes including time for questions)

Panel presentation (90 minutes to 120 minutes per panel depending on the number of presenters)

 (The time allocated for presenters and panels is provisional and subject to change depending on the final number of abstracts submitted)


Submission of abstracts of papers and proposals for panels (100 words maximum):

Please submit the form below on or before May 25th.


Languages for presentations:

Japanese, English, Filipino (however, translation will not be provided)



For non-presenters, please submit the form below on or before June 22nd.


Registration Fee (payable on site):

  Full-time                           3,500 yen

  Graduate students/Part-time            2,500 yen

  Undergraduate students/Foreign students  1,500yen

  (Registration fee includes lunch served on June 29.)


Reception (payable on site):

  Full-time                           3,000 yen

  Graduate students/Part-time            2,000 yen

  Undergraduate students/Foreign students  1,000yen


Submission for extended abstracts of papers for the conference proceedings:

Presenters are required to submit extended abstracts of presentations (3 pages of A4 size maximum) to the organizing committee by e-mail on or before the date of the presentation.


Order for conference proceedings:

For non-participants who want to purchase the Forum proceedings (1,000 yen), please contact the organizing committee. One copy of the conference proceedings volume will be provided free for all paid registrants.


Note:@Those who live outside Japan may apply to attend the conference, but please be informed that the organizing committee does not provide any assistance for visa applications, if required.


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Koki Seki  (Hiroshima Universityj

Chairperson, Organizing Committee

Contact: Itaru Nagasaka@E-mail:


Please send the form below to


Registration Form


E-mail address:


Participation types (select one):

Presenters (academics) / Presenters (practitioners) / Presenters (panel session) / Non-presenters

Reception:  yes / no



For presenters

Title of presentation:

Language to be used:

Abstract (100 words maximum):