The 20th Young Scholars’ Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan

Call For Papers:

The 20th Young Scholars’ Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan

We are pleased to inform you that the 20th Young Scholars’ Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan will be held at University of Shizuoka on July 4 and 5, 2015. 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 to the organizing committee by e-mail (
*The form is located at the bottom.

Schedule: 4 July 2015 (Saturday): 13:00-17:00 (provisional)
5 July 2015 (Sunday): 9:00-17:00 (provisional)
(Reception: July 4, 17:30-19:30)

School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka, Yada 42-1, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, Japan 422-8526
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Presentation Details:
Individual presentation (for both academics and practitioners):20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for the open forum.
*Please let us know if you need anything other than the usual projector and screen.
*We encourage you to bring your own laptop computer. If impossible, inform us.

Please submit the form by 25 May 2015, Monday. (For non-presenters, by 25 June 2015, Thursday.)

Languages for Presentations:
Japanese, English or Filipino (No translation will be provided.)

Registration Details:
Registration Fee (payable on site):
Full-time instructors 3,500 yen
Graduate students/Part-time instructors 2,500 yen
Undergraduate students/Foreign students 1,500 yen
Reception (payable on site):
Full-time instructors 3,000 yen
Graduate students/Part-time instructors 2,000 yen
Undergraduate students/Foreign students 1,000yen

Submission of the Extended Abstract for the Conference Proceedings:
A presenter is required to submit an extended abstract of the presentation (3 pages of A4 size maximum) to the organizing committee by e-mail by July 3 in MS Word format. If you fail to submit it by this date, your extended abstract will NOT be included in the proceedings.
After receiving your submission, we will send you a confirmation within a week.

Purchasing conference proceedings:
One copy of the conference proceedings will be provided free for all paid registrants. For non-participants who want to purchase the conference proceedings (1,000 yen per copy, domestic shipping in Japan only), please contact us. We will send you a copy upon receiving your payment.

The 19th (2014) Young Scholars’ Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan site;…/1stcicularenglish.html

Note: For those who live outside Japan attending the conference, the organizing committee does NOT provide any assistance for visa application.

Note: If you do not want to receive emails from the organizing committee of the Young Scholars’ Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan any longer, please contact us.

Thank you very much. We are looking forward to meeting you in Shizuoka.

Prof. Yasuaki TAMAKI (University of Shizuoka)
Chairperson, Organizing Committee
Contact person: Prof. Taihei OKADA (Shizuoka University)
E-mail: / taihei-okada (at)

Registration Form

After completing it, please send the following form to
* We will make sure to send you back within a week a confirmation of registration and receipt of extended abstract. If you receive no confirmation, please let us know again.

E-mail address:
Participation types (select one): Presenter / Non-presenter
Reception: yes / no
Do you order a box lunch for July 5 (600 Yen)?: yes/ no

Additional Information for Presenter

Your cellphone number (For emergency use only):
Title of your presentation:
Language to be used:
Abstract (100 words maximum in English or Filipino or 200 characters in Japanese):