The XII International Scientific Meeting on
Border Regions in Transition (BRIT)

November 13 (Tue) - 16 (Fri), 2012, Fukuoka, Japan / Busan, Korea

The BRIT XII in Fukuoka and Busan has finished with great success.
Thank you very much for joining the conference from all over the world!

Final Conference Programme Booklet (revised & updated on Dec 21)

Final Conference Time Table(revised & updated on Nov 16)

Abstracts Booklet (updated on Dec 21)


Global COE Program "Reshaping Japan's Border Studies" Summer Program 2012: Special Session
"On the Road to BRIT XII: The Making of a Worldwide Community of Border Studies"

(July 31, 2012 at Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan)

BRIT XII Pre-Seminar “Maritime Border Issues in Northeast Asia”
(June 15, 2012, Washington DC)

(summary and video of the event can be found here)



Call for Papers
The deadline for paper submissions is now closed.
Thank you to all those who submitted—we received so many interesting papers from all over the world.

Conference Flyer - English
Conference Flyer - Japanese

last update

December 21, 2012


Co-hosted by
Global COE Program "Reshaping Japan's Border Studies" & Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan /
Research Center for Korean Studies & Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Japan /
Center for Japan Studies, Dongseo University, Korea

GCOE     SRC        

    RCKS    Kyudai