Confirmed Conference Program for Dec 8 (Sat), 2018

Conference program for Dec 8th (Sat) is now confirmed. Please see below.


Theme: Revisiting a Quarter Century History of Peacebuilding – Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead


13:30 –13:40  Opening Remarks by the JAHSS President – Prof. Kaoru Kurusu (Kobe University)


13:40 – 14:30  Keynote Speech “United Nations: Peacebuilding and Japan’s Role” – Amb. Kenzo Oshima (former Senior-Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency and Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations)


14:30 – 15:20  Keynote Speech “Human Security, Peacebuilding and Statebuilding: Dilemmas and Lessons Learned” – Prof. Owen Greene (University of Bradford [UK])


15:20 – 15:30  Break


15:30 – 17:00  Panel Discussion


Amb. Kenzo Oshima

Prof. Owen Greene

Prof. Emeritus Michio Umegaki (Keio University)

Prof. Sungyong Lee (University of Otago [New Zealand])

Prof. Shukuko Koyama (Waseda University)


Prof. Yoshiaki Furuzawa (Hiroshima City University)


17:00 – 17:10  Break


17:10 – 17:40  JAHSS General Assembly (JAHSS members only)


18:30 – 20:30  Conference Banquet (prior registration is required)


Dates & Time: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 13:30 – 17:00 pm

Venue: International Conference Center Hiroshima

Number of attendees: 100 persons

Registration: Required

Language: English (No Japanese translation will be provided)

Organizer: The Japan Association for Human Security Studies

Supported by: Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, Graduate School of International Studies of Hiroshima City University (planned)


* Please note that a conference program for Dec 9th (Sun) will be available in the mid-October.


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