Program and Venues

[Program of the Conference]

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

Theme: Revisiting a Quarter Century History of Peacebuilding


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: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead


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)


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,  Hiroshima City University/Graduate School of International Studies

* Please click here for more information about keynote Speakers on Dec 8 (Sat).

* A conference poster is also available. JAHSS2018Conference


[Dates & Time: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 9:00 – 16:00 pm]

9:30 – 11:00 Session 1, 2, and Young Scholar Panel

11:10 – 12:40 Session 3, 4, and 5

13:30 – 15:00 Session 6, 7, 8, and 9

15:10 – 16:10 Roundtable Discussion


Venue: Faculty of International Studies Building, Hiroshima City University

* For more information about Dec 9th program, please check the following PDF file. JAHSS2ndDayProgram20181209revised



1st Day (Dec 8): International Conference Center Hiroshima (ICCH)

ICCH is located in the central parts of the Hiroshima City within the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. For more information, please click here.



2nd Day (Dec 9): Hiroshima City University (HCU)

HCU is located in the outskirt of the Hiroshima City, and can be most conveniently accessed by local bus services from the Hiroshima Bus Center (which is located in the central part of the city). For more information, please click here.



HCU Campus Map

The venue for the second day (Faculty of International Studies Building) is numbered 10 in the map. For more information, please click here.