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Kyushu University is hosting the 4th World Social Science Forum (WSSF) in Fukuoka from September 25 through September 28, 2018. This is the first time WSSF, one of ISSC's flagship activities, will be held in the Asia-Pacific region. Among the principal speakers this year are: Sir Partha Dasgupta (Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge) and Professor Craig Calhoun (President of Berggruen Institute; former Director of LSE).
A major focus of this year's forum is security and equality, currently one of the most pressing concerns of societies worldwide. Over the course of four days, the preeminent researchers from all over the world will examine various dimensions of security, asking how the demand for security relates to societies' quest for equality and sustainability. The participants will look into approaches, trends, and responses from different sectors. Other topics to be covered will include "cybersecurity," "human security," "gender equality," and "health, safety and biosecurity."

WSSF will gather globally active researchers, funders, policymakers and other stakeholders to discuss important societal challenges, take stock of social science contributions and capacities, and make recommendations for future research, practice and policy. The three Forums held in the past have been highly successful, making this series globally renowned and influential.

Same-day tickets for WSSF2018 will be available for purchase between 26th and 28th September.
The tickets can be bought on site at the registration desk. VISA, Master Card, and JCB will be accepted.

Regular: 10,000 yen per day
Student: 5,000 yen per day.

Please note that the same-day ticket is good on the date of purchase only.
With the ticket, you are entitled to take part in all academic programs, but not in the banquet.

For more information about the forum, please visit WSSF2018 Official Website.

Target General(一般向け)、Current students and Staffs(在学生・教職員向け)、Others(その他)
Dates 2018.09.25 [Tue] 10:00 ~ 2018.09.28 [Tue] 21:00
Venue Off Campus
Venue name Fukuoka International Congress Center
Venue address


2-1 Sekijo-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka city, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Seating capacity No(なし)
Participation fee Not free of charge    ※ Regular rate : 50000 yen Student rate : 30000 yen Details can be found in the WSSF website
Event details Plenary Session Speaker

Craig Calhoun

Sir Partha Dasgupta

Andrew Feinstein

Barbara M. Fraumeni

Urs Grasser

Jiro Kokuryo

Martin Rees

Hassan Wirajuda

and more
Application method Advanced registration required(事前申し込みの必要あり)
Application period 2018.07.09[Mon] - 2018.08.31[Fri]

Name: WSSF2018 Secretariat
TEL: 81-92-642-2257
Mail: wssf2018★
Please change ★ to @.

Publishing period 2018.09.11[Tue] - 2018.09.28[Fri]
Related data

WSSF2018_3rd Annoncement.pdf (1531KB)

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