June 03-05, 2021 | Held online from Tokyo, Japan
ACAS is organised by IAFOR in association with the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) in Osaka University, Japan.
Conference Sponsor | Routledge
ACAS/ACCS2021 Review Committee
- Dr Sara Abdoh, Faculty of Applied Arts, Benha University, Egypt
- Dr Allan Basas, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
- Dr Chai Lee Lim, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China
- Dr Hooi San Noew, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
- Dr Carmina Untalan, Osaka University, Japan
- Dr Yuki Yokohama, Kanto Gakuin University, Japan
- Dr Susan Bacud, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines
- Dr Benjamin Ireland, Texas Christian University, United States
- Professor William Kunz, University of Washington Tacoma, United States
- Dr Edem Peters, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
- Dr Anand Wadwekar, School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal, India
- Dr Hui Xu, University of Perpetual Help System DALTA, Philippines
IAFOR Academic Grant & Scholarship Recipients
Our warmest congratulations go to Yanjun Cai and Yuka Ito, who have been selected by the conference Organising Committee to receive grants and scholarships to present their research at ACAS/ACCS2021.
Yanjun Cai | IAFOR Scholarship Recipient
Photovoice in the Age of Social Media: Helping to Build Participation Needed for Urban Climate Resilience?
Yanjun Cai, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Dr Yanjun Cai is an Associate Research Fellow of the School of International Relations/Institute of Belt and Road Studies, at Sun Yat-sen University, China. Prior to that, Yanjun finished her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada. In 2017, Yanjun completed her PhD in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her research centers on international development planning, community resilience, and nongovernmental governance, focusing on disadvantaged populations in Southeast Asia. Yanjun has worked with a number of universities, international organizations, and NGOs in the United States, Myanmar, Philippines, China, and Vietnam.
Yuka Ito | IAFOR Scholarship Recipient
“Intimacy” and Individuality: The Representation of Refugees in a World Not Ours
Yuka Ito, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Yuka Ito is a PhD student at University of Tsukuba.
IAFOR's grants and scholarships programme provides financial support to PhD students and early career academics, with the aim of helping them pursue research excellence and achieve their academic goals through interdisciplinary study and interaction. Awards are based on the appropriateness of the educational opportunity in relation to the applicant's field of study, financial need, and contributions to their community and to IAFOR's mission of interdisciplinarity. Scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds from IAFOR and vary with each conference.