“Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies” of Graduate School of  Intercultural Studies, Kobe University, has been adopted as the Core-to-Core Program (A: Advanced Research Networks) by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Centered around the Research Center for Promoting Intercultural Studies, Kobe University, this program will be conducted from 2016 to 2020 with the cooperation of eight foreign universities, four Japanese universities, and one institute along with other research departments at Kobe University, in order to  build a world-class research base related to migration, multiculturalization, and welfare policy.

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"Japan-Asia-Europe Comparative Symposium on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare in Naples" was held at Conservatorio delle orfane a Terra murata, Procida.



Workshop,"T.H.Green and the Common Good Politics: Community, Cyberspace and Colonialism", which is a part of the Joint Research "What Do Borders and Human Rights Mean for Migrants?" for JSPS Core-to-Core Program  was held  on 17 July at Kobe University.  

Workshop,"The Trump Administration and Sanctuary Cities: Intergovernmental Disputes over Undocumented Immigrants " was held  on 13 June at Kobe University.  
Public lecture, "Migration and Multiculturalism; Case of EU, Poland and Japan" by Prof. Joanna Guzik (Jagiellonian University, Poland) with Prof. Kazunari Sakai was held on 17 May at Kobe University.   

Public lecture, "Democratic (De)consolidation in Central and Eaetern Europe" by Dr. Bogdan Radu (Babeș-Bolyai University) took place on 25 April.  LinkIcon


The Kobe Seminar 2017 for JSPS Core-to-Core Program was held on 17 March 2017.   LinkIcon


"Research Colloquium on Migration and Multiculturalism" was held on 8 March 2017 at Department of Sociology, University of Essex.   LinkIcon


"Next Generation Workshop on Migration and Multiculturalism" was held on 6 March 2017 at Cambridge Migration Research Network.   LinkIcon

The Napoli Seminar "MIGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AROUND JAPAN AND ITALY" for JSPS Core-to-Core Program was held on 6-7 February 2017.    
Kick-Off Symposium for JSPS Core-to-Core Program was held on 22-23 October 2016.    

The 1st Next-Generation Seminar for JSPS Core-to-Core Program was held on 21 October 2016. 

Attention:  the start and end times have been changed.  

Kyoto University, a partner instituion of this project held, the 9th Next-Generation Global Workshop "Transcultural Dynamics of Asia and Europe: Mobility, Negotiation and Transformation" on September 26-27.   It was the two-day workshop co-organised by the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies and Kyoto University on 26-27 September.