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The Psychology of Kawaii Professor Hiroshi Nittono Osaka University

Beyond Cuteness: An Emerging Field of the Psychology of “Kawaii”

“Kawaii” is often translated as “cute” in English, but the nuances and connotations of the two words seem to be different. In this presentation, Professor Hiroshi Nittono of Osaka University discusses which aspects of kawaii are unique to Japanese culture and which aspects seem to be universal to all humans.

UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan

UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan

Dr Evangelia Chrysikou and Peter McLennan, both faculty at The Bartlett Real Estate Institute of University College London (UCL), visited Osaka University as part of a collaborative project that includes IAFOR through the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), and The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology (AGen), where

The Asia Pacific Conference on Security International Relations

Announcing The Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations 2016 (APSec2016)

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in association with the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) at the University of Osaka, and the Asia Political and International Studies Association (APISA) is pleased to announce The Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations 2016 (APSec2016). This interdisciplinary conference will bring together leading thinkers on issues of