Category: ACSS2025


Accepted Presentations

We have received close to 570 submissions from 37 countries. The following submissions have been accepted for presentation at ACSS2024. Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies and Humanities – ‘You Never Walk Alone’: An Ethnographic Study of Armys’ Parasocial Relationship with BTS and Its Authenticity in Love – “I Did All I Could Do”: Conceptualizing What Japanese

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The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS) is organised by IAFOR in partnership with the IAFOR Research Centre at Osaka University, Japan.


Review Committee

ACSS2024 Review Committee Dr Suhaily Abdullah, Politeknik Jeli Kelantan, Malaysia Dr Chittawan Chanagul, Kasetsart University, Thailand Dr Tshililo Ruddy Farisani, Boston City Campus and Business College, South Africa Dr Masanori Kaneko, Setsunan University, Japan Dr Yuk Yee Lee, University of Wollongong Hong Kong (UOWCHK), Hong Kong Dr Ho Keat Leng, University of Georgia, United States

Welcome Reception at the Toshi Center

Events & Tours

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Conference Outline

Monday, May 20, 2019 09:00-09:15: Conference Registration | Orion Foyer (5F) 09:15-09:30: Announcements & Welcome Address, and Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners | Orion Hall (5F) 09:30-10:00: Featured Presentation | Orion Hall (5F) Defining and Measuring Resilience in an Aging World James W. McNally, University of Michigan, United States 10:00-10:45: Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall




About ACSS

IAFOR’s social sciences programme is one of its largest, including large interdisciplinary conferences in social sciences and sustainability, as well as medium-sized events in business, management and public policy. We also hold a number of smaller, more concentrated events such as those focusing on areas like Asia-Pacific security, or the fields associated with gerontology. IAFOR’s


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