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Fukuoka World Social Science Forum – September 2018


In the context of the International Conference ‘World Social Sciences Forum’ held in September 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan, Prof. Yoshitaka Ishikawa (Teikyo University, Japan,  past Scientific Secretary of the Globiity Commission and current member of its Steering Committee) promoted an invited session by the National Committee of Japan, which is Japan’s affiliate for the International Geographical Union. That session, affiliated with the IGU commission on Global Change and Human Mobility (Globility), was held in the Fukuoka International Congress Center; four papers were presented by scholars from the University of Sydney (Australia), Academia Sinica (Taiwan), University of Shizouka (Japan) and Aichi Gakuin University (Japan) on the issue of migration and social inclusion, in line with the title of the call for papers “Current situation of social inclusion for immigrants”. Twenty participants, including the president of IGU, attended that session, and it was successfully concluded.


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