The 5th Annual Conference of Japan Association for Human Security Studies will be held on 12-13 December 2015 at International Christian University.


9 Nov. The Programme is now available here. プログラムを公開しました。

4 Nov. Official poster is now available. ポスターを公開しました。
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Concept Note

21 years after the publication of the 1994 Human Development Report which introduced the term to the academic and policy communities, Human Security has finally come of age. Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 and institutionalized within the UN system through the Trust Fund for Human Security, Human Security is a basic policy goal of the Japanese government. However, definitions of Human Security often appear vague and contradictory limiting its relevance to international relations and public policy. This conference seeks to critically evaluate some of the tensions which lie at the ‘vital core’ (Commission on Human Security 2003) of Human Security and to examine different ways in which the concept of Human Security can be used as an analytical tool…continue reading



10/15: Deadline for submission of abstracts Extended】 発表原稿締め切り【締め切り延長】
11/9: Program finalized and uploaded to website.【Extended to 9 Nov.】 プログラム確定 【11/9に延期】
11/30: Deadline for submission of papers 発表論文提出締め切り
12/12-13: Conference 学術大会