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Future Society Design Programs

Submission Guidelines for Future Society Design Programs

The TFC is currently inviting proposals for future society design programs in the 2022 academic year (April 2022 – March 2023) or 2023 academic year (April 2023 – March 2024) in any branch of research including: social sciences, humanities, physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences.

The Deadline for submitting a program proposal is August 31, 2021 November 1, 2021.

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In order to submit a proposal, organizers should complete the application form shown below.


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Application Form

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Detailed instructions about how to complete each section of the proposal are shown in the application form.

The application form should be converted to pdf prior to submission. Proposals should be submitted to the e-mail address below :

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For assistance, advice, and suggestions at any stage of the preparation of a proposal you are welcome to contact the TFC. We are happy to consult about preliminary ideas or draft proposals at an early stage.

For international organizers and organizers based at other institutions within Japan, the TFC can provide advice when searching for a co-organizer at Tohoku University.

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Telephone: +81-(0)22-217-6094