Business Plans and Reports

Business plans and reports of the Intercultural Education Society of Japan (IESJ) are presented.

Business plans

FY2022

1. Holding and preparation of annual conference

・The 43rd Annual Conference
From 11 (Saturday) to 12 (Sunday) June 2022
Venue: Ritsumeikan University
Conference Organising Committee Chair: HORIE Miki (Society member)
・The 44th Annual Conference
From 10 (Saturday) to 11 (Sunday) June 2023
Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan University
Conference Organising Committee Chair: OKAMURA Ikuko (Society member)
Conference Organising Committee Vice Chair: KIM Yunjeong (Society member)

2. Editing and publication of Nos. 56 and 57 and editing of No. 58 of the journal, “Intercultural Education” (Editorial Board)

3. Planning and implementation of IESJ Annual Research Theme, open research meetings, and online lectures, and selection of the Outstanding Presentation Award at the Conference (Research Committee)

4. Planning and implementation of Online Book Club and study-history listening sessions (tentative name), and other seminars (Planning Committee)

5. Renewal of website, management and operation of Social Medias of the Society, and enhancement of online activities (PR & ICT Committee, Secretariat)

6. Editing and delivery of newsletters and email news ( PR & ICT Committee, Secretariat)

7. Preparation for holding presentations in English at the Annual Conference, planning for accepting journal articles in English, and planning for global expansion of research activities(Global Engagement Committee)

8. Collaboration with overseas researchers, related academic organisations and institutions (Global Engagement Committee)

9. Promoting exchange and networking among members and supporting career planning for members (Networking Committee)

10. Participation in the educational association liaison council (Networking Committee)

11. Selection of the Intercultural Education Society of Japan Paper Award (IESJ Best Paper Award Selection Committee)

12. Dissemination and utilisation of Intercultural Educational Encyclopaedia (Encyclopaedia Editorial Committee)

13. Concept of medium- to long-term prospects of the Society and its feasibility (Future Vision Committee)

14. Preparations for a pre-seminar of the 44th Annual Conference (Secretariat)

15. Student member support program (Secretariat)

16. Election of board members (Secretariat)

Business reports

FY2021

The following activities were carried out in FY2021.

  1. Holding of the 42nd Annual Conference
  2. Editing and publication of Nos. 54 and 55 of the journal “Intercultural Education” (EditorialBoard)
  3. Planning and implementation of IESJ Annual Research Theme, holding public research meetings, and implementation of Outstanding Presentation Award (Research Committee)
  4. Planning and implementation of workshops, lectures, and Online Book Club (Planning Committee)
  5. Editing and delivery of newsletters and email news (Secretariat, PR & ICT Committee)
  6. Updating and renewal of websites and enhancing online activities (PR & ICT Committee, Secretariat)
  7. Promoting the dissemination of research results (Global Engagement Committee)
  8. Interaction with overseas researchers and collaboration with relevant overseas academic organisations and institutions (Global Engagement Committee)
  9. Promoting exchange and networking among members and supporting career planning for members (Networking Committee)
  10. Participation in the educational association liaison council (Networking Committee)
  11. Concept of medium- to long-term prospects of the Society and its feasibility (Future Vision Committee)
  12. Selection of the Intercultural Education Society of Japan Best Paper Award (IESJ Best Paper Award Selection Committee)
  13. Publication of the Encyclopaedia of Intercultural Education (Encyclopaedia Editorial Committee)
  14. Implementation of the pre-seminar (Secretariat)
  15. Student member support program (Secretariat)