Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

  • 2017 Special Focus: Cross-Cultural and Global Research as Interdisciplinary Practice
  • 26-28 July 2017
  • International Conference Center, Hiroshima, Japan

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences features research addressing the following annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus.

  • Theme 1: Social and Community Studies
  • Theme 2: Civic and Political Studies
  • Theme 3: Cultural Studies
  • Theme 4: Global Studies
  • Theme 5: Environmental Studies
  • Theme 6: Organizational Studies
  • Theme 7: Educational Studies
  • Theme 8: Communication
  • 2017 Special Focus: Cross-Cultural and Global Research as Interdisciplinary Practice

Plenary Speaker

José Luis Ortega Martín

José Luis Ortega Martín

University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Jose Luis Ortega Martin is a principal lecturer at the University of Granada (TEFL), and was formerly vice dean in charge of International Relations from 2004 to 2008. He has served as the head of in-service training at UGR from 2011 to 2015, and was the head teacher of a private school in Granada from 1994 to 2003, as well as the external evaluator of the Spanish Agency for the Quality on University Studies (ANECA). Read more...

Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs

Hiroshima Peace Institute, Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima, Japan

Robert Jacobs is a Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute of Hiroshima City University. He is a historian of nuclear technologies and radiation technopolitics. He is the author of The Dragon's Tail: Americans Face the Atomic Age (2010), (also available in a Japanese translation published by Gaifusha in 2013), and the editor of Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future: Art and Popular Culture Respond to the Bomb (2010). He is the co-editor of Images of Rupture in Civilization Between East and West: The Iconography of Auschwitz and Hiroshima in Eastern European Arts and Media (2016), and On Hiroshima Becoming History (forthcoming, 2017). Learn more...

Masae Yuasa

Masae Yuasa

Professor, Hiroshima City University

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