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Call for Abstracts Fifth Conference of International Consortium for Social Well-Being Studies Balancing the Outcomes of Globalization: Roles of Social Well-Being November 23-24, 2018, Kawasaki, Japan

Scope: This two-day wrap-up conference of the first stage of the social well-being consortium since 2014 discusses roles of social well-being in each society, in Asia, or in the world which have experienced benefit and drawbacks of the globalization in these decades. It specially welcomes but not restricted to papers which (1) employ state-of-the-art quantitative or qualitative methods to better understand commonality and difference among medium-range number (such as seven) of societies, (2) discuss historical and cultural background of a specific society to interpret empirical results from the SWB survey, or (3) combine qualitative data with quantitative results by mixed-methods approach.

Venue: Ikuta Campus, Senshu University (Click↵)

Deadline for abstract submission: August 31, 2018
Abstract Submission:
(1) Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), E-mail address of the corresponding author
(2) Abstract (approx. 300 words) Should include Research questions, Method, Findings, and Discussion
(3) Keywords (3-5 words) Submit to Masayuki Kanai ( and Keitaro Yazaki (
Acceptance notice: By September 5, 2018

1. All participants in the 23-24 conference are kindly invited to join a public symposium on November 25 at Kanda campus of Senshu University.
2. Overseas consortium members of two people on average from each country will be funded for their airfares, accommodation fees (up to four nights, fixed price), and per diem. The invitees must be an author of accepted papers at the 23-24 conference or of invited lectures at the public symposium on Nov. 25.
3. Registration is required for all participants by September 20. Registration form will be provided soon.
4. All participants are expected to book a hotel by themselves (There are no official hotels nor a faculty house). Local organizing committee recommends hotels in Shinjuku area which is convenient for commuting both to Ikuta campus (Nov. 23-24) and to Kanda campus (Nov. 25) by train (10-20 minutes to ride). Since Nov. 23-25 are consecutive holidays in Japan, you may want to keep your room earlier.


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