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Call for Proposals for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

The Japan Foundation is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Intellectual Exchange Conferences on topics related to the state of regional integration and collective identity in Europe and Asia. Examples of specific conference themes, from a comparative perspective between Europe and Asia, could include (but are not limited to):

- International migration and regional identity
- Regional integration, economic nationalism, and cultural identity
- Regional identity and peace and security
- The roles of sub- and supra-state institutions and their impacts on identity politics

This special grant program provides grants to partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects that involve Japanese participation. The program is designed to deepen mutual understanding and establish closer relations between Japan and other countries while promoting global intellectual exchange.

Projects should be implemented and completed between December 1st 2010 and March 31st 2011. There will be between 5-10 grants available. The deadline for applications is the 4th November.

For other specific terms and conditions of grants, please refer to the attached application form. Please feel free to contact Neil Cantwell with any further enquiries.

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