JSPS Alumni Association of the UK and Republic of Ireland

15 Jan 2018 Participatory budgeting in a local government in a vertical society: A Japanese story


Authors: Shahzad Uddin, Yuji Mori, Pawan Adhikari 

International Review of Administrative Sciences, published 6th November 2017

Link to paper: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0020852317721335

Posted by Professor Shahzad Uddin, University of Essex

10 Jan 2018 Recent academic accomplishments posted by Dr Jason Danely, Oxford Brookes University


A special colloquium at the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan, titled "Thinking about an anthropology of care: A Discussion with F. Aulino and J. Danely." 
This colloquium was based on two projects; “An Anthropological Study on Reorganization of Care in the Post-Welfare Era,” a research project funded by JSPS, and “An Anthropological Study on the Flexible Interface of Family with Society,” a Minpaku joint research project, 9-10 December, 2017. 

2018 SSRC Abe Fellowship for project ‘Comparison of older ex-offender resettlement and community-based organizations for reducing recidivism in Japan and in the United Kingdom’. This project will use ethnographic methods to examine the intersection of social/demographic change, criminal law, and welfare policy in the lives of older men who have been released from prison but who lack family support and who are most at risk of re-offending.

Linear Algebraic Representation of Time-span and Prolongational Trees


Presenters: Satoshi Tojo, Alan Marsden and Keiji Hirata. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, Matosinhos, Portugal, 25-28 Sept. 2017, 126-136.

Link to paper:


This paper is a result of work done during a Bridge fellowship in 2017.

Posted by Dr Alan Marsden, Lancaster University. 


Event: Resource Competition, Research Assessment and Institutional Affiliations in Academia


This event brought together researchers from Europe, the US and Japan to discuss recent work and to present the results of a JSPS funded project.
Venue/Date: Technical University Munich Academic Centre Raitenhaslach; 27-29 September 2017
Programme Link: http://www.science-careers.wi.tum.de/Workshop_programme_web.pdf

Posted by Dr Cornelia Lawson, University of Cambridge