Authors are invited to submit abstracts of up to 250 words including notes, tables, figures and references. You will be asked to select an above conference theme when submitting your abstract and include up to 5 keywords.
Abstracts should be submitted for papers using the registration form (Panel proposals can be submitted via e-mail) by October 15, 2015.
The organizing committee will examine abstracts and result notified by November 2,2015. They will be posted on the conference website.


Since all presentations will be commented on by a JAHSS appointed discussant, all presenters are encouraged to submit a full paper.
The full paper should be approximately 5,000 words including notes, tables, figures and references. The paper must be submitted not later than November 30 for the preview by discussants and chairs of each panel. During the submission process of full paper please indicate whether, upon acceptance, you intend to disclose your final paper on the conference website.
After the conference, the authors are encouraged to submit an improved final version of the paper to the peer-reviewed e-journal of JAHSS: Journal of Human Security Studies. Please note that the submission of papers to the conference and to the journal are two totally different processes. For more information about our journal, LINK to the Journal.
(ジャーナル投稿に関しては、英語部分を参照のこと。なおJournal of Human Security Studiesは、原則として英語論文のみを受け付けている)

Conference Themes for Papers

Abstracts/presentations should be related to one or several aspect(s) of human security. We particularly encourage the submission of proposals that address the conference theme listed above and the sub-themes below.

· The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
· Economic insecurity
· Health insecurity
· Environmental insecurity
· Food insecurity
· Political insecurity
· Gender insecurity
· Ontological insecurity
· Personal insecurity
· Human trafficking
· Natural and manmade disasters
· Protecting vulnerable societies
· Protecting religious minorities
· Re-conceptualizing human security
· Migration and Refugees
· Resilience
· Resource management
· Violent conflicts
· Well-being

The discussion should include some direct consideration of the concept of human security as a combination of freedom from fear, freedom from want and freedom to live in dignity.