Open Lecture#1: Education and Development: Social and Political Implications of Education in the Muslim World

Speaker: Uzma Anzar (Ph.D. Research Manager, University Research Co. LLC, U.S.A.)

Date: Monday April 14, 2014

Open Lecture#2: Identifying, Understanding, and Treating Adults with Complex Trauma Adaptations

Speaker: Dr. Laurie Anne Pearlman (JICUF Visiting Scholar)

Date: Thursday May 22, 2014


International Forum:Exploring Internationally Competitive Private Liberal Arts Colleges

Date:  June 13-15, 2014


Open Lecture # 3: The Difficult Task of Reforming Mexican Education

Speaker: Prof. Carlos Ornelas (Universidad de Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Mexico)

Date: Friday June 27, 2014

2014 Annual Conference of  Mother Tongue・Heritage Language・ Bilingual Education (MHB) Research Association supported by ICU Institute of Educational Research and Service (IERS)

Date: Thursday August 7, 2014

MHB official website


Mini Symposium supported by IERS

Rethinking ‘ Tabunka(multicultural) ‘ and ‘ Kyosei(co – existence) ‘ — by the interdisciplinary perspectives

Hosted by Kaken: 科研基盤研究(C)「多文化共生を再考する:多言語アイデンティティを肯定できるコミュニティに向けて」(代表:藤田ラウンド幸世)

Date: Sundays, 7 and 14 September, 2014 13:00- 16:30


Open Lecture # 4:Japanese Immersion Program in Australia

Speaker: Dr. Kayoko Hashimoto (The University of Queensland, Australia)

Date: Friday , September 19, 2014


 Third Water Literacy Open Forum × Project WET

Water Literacy Open Forum ・International Christian University Institute for Educational Research and Service

Date: Saturday, 18th October, 2014  10:00 – 18:00 (the reception 9:30 – 9:55)

Facilitator: Junji Hashimoto (journalist)

Keiichi Sato (associate professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)


****** Special Lecture Series ”Promoting Well-Being in Context” ******

Speaker: Edward Hoffman, Ph.D. Adjunct Associate Professor(Clinical Psychology), Yeshiva University, New York

Date: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Speaker: Susana Helms, Ph.D. Associate Professor(Community Psychology), University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Date: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

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Open Lecture#7 Linguistic Landscapes

Speaker: Ph.D. BACKHAUS Peter (WASEDA University, School of Education Associate Professor)

Date:Tuesday , February , 3rd 2015


Fourth Water Literacy Open Forum

Date: Saturday, 28th March, 2015  10:00-16:30