[{]@The Asian Area City Planning Studies Group

Announcement for the Meeting of
the Asian Area Studies of City Planning, Fall 2003

The Asian Area City Planning Studies Group* is pleased to host the gMeeting of the Asian Area Studies of City Planning, Fall 2003h, to be held on 21 November 2003 at the University of Tokyo. Scholars, officers, graduate and undergraduate students whose interests lie in the related research areas are all encouraged to attend the meeting. The main purpose of the meeting is to explore the themes on the city planning in developing countries, especially in the Asian region, through research presentations and information exchanges. The meeting will be held on the day before the Annual Conference of CPIJ (the City Planning Institute of Japan) conducted at Utsunomiya University for your convenience.

We also invite you to give presentations; anyone who is willing to do should send his/her paper to the secretariat according to the following information.

For any questions, please contact the meeting secretariat.

*The group is set up on the basis of the Asian Studies Group of CPIJ, which was organized for the Symposium on Fifty Years Anniversary of CPIJ.


1. Date and time
Friday, 21 November, 2003
10:00 - 17:10

2. Place
Room 144, the Second floor of Building No.14, the University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)
Address: Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Campus Map:
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/map01_02_e.html (Transportation)
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_04_15_e.html (In-campus)
* 10-minute walk from Hongo-3-chome station of Subway Yurakucho line; 6-minute walk from Todaimae station of Subway Nanboku line

3. Programmes new!
Presentations and discussion sessions
Provided by PDF File [English] [Japanese]
(*) In case you can't PDF files, they are provided by HTML File [English(HTML)] [Japanese(HTML)]

4. Languages
Japanese and English

5. Fees
Free of charge (changed)

6. Party new!
We are holding a small party after the meeting at a room of Bldg. No.14.
Its fee is 500 yen for students and 2,000 yen for others.

7. Others
Accommodation arrangements should be made by participants.


Acceptance for this semester is already closed.

1. Qualification
- Anyone whose research theme corresponds with the theme of the meeting.
- Membership of CPIJ is not required.

2. Paper
- Papers should be written in either Japanese or English about three sheets of A4 paper in CPIJfs designated formats.
CPIJ website, Paper format page : (Japanese only)
(English Sample: PDF) http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/cpij/rule2003/sample-E.pdf

3. Sending address
- Papers should be emailed to not later than Friday, 31 October, 2003 in the PDF format.
- Applicants should note that it is only accepted electronic data and that no printed paper be needed to submit.

4. Paper examination
No examination is basically scheduled.


<Any inquiries about the meeting should be sent to the following address/tel/e-mail.>

Maki Morikawa (Mr.) or Fumihiko Seta (Dr.)

International Development and Regional Planning Unit (Onishi/Kidokoro Research Lab.)
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
The University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656
Tel. 03-5841-6221 Fax. 03-5841-8525


[International Development and Regional Planning Unit, the University of Tokyo]
[Regional Development Studies, Toyo University]
[CPIJ: the City Planning Institute of Japan]