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 MMIRA Asia Regional Conference 2017 / 
3rd JSMMR Conference 2017 

Achieving Transformation 
through Mixed Methods Research


Greeting from Conference President
Michael D. Fetters (University of Michigan)


    August 4th, 2017 - Pre-conference Workshops

    August 5th-6th, 2017 - Conference


    Ritsumeikan University (Osaka Ibaraki Campus) 

    2-150 Iwakura-cho, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-8570 JAPAN

  • The campus is located in a convenient location between Osaka and Kyoto with easy access to JR, Hankyu and Osaka Monorail lines. It takes approximately 5 minutes from JR-Ibaraki station (JR Kyoto Line) on foot.
  • More information on access to Osaka Ibaraki Campus

 Conference Theme

    "Achieving Transformation through Mixed Methods Research"


 Call for Papers

     From February 2, 2017 to April 22nd, 2017 (Abstract submission has been closed).

 Conference Registration

Upon receiving the completed registration information, our conference secretariat will send you the payment information via email. 

    • Early registration deadline: July 5, 2017 (Wed)

For those who complete registration and payment by July 5th, we are committed to provide the conference proceedings and a simultaneous interpretation receiver.

For those who complete registration and payment AFTER July 5th, we may NOT be able to provide the conference proceedings and a simultaneous interpretation receiver. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you complete early registration and payment by July 5th.

Please register participation in the conference from the following URL.



     Michael D. Fetters (University of Michigan)

 Chair of the Organizing Committee

     Mitsuyuki Inaba (Ritsumeikan University)

 Organizing Committee

     Michael D. Fetters (Univertsity of Michigan)
     Miwako Fukuda  (The Jikei University)
     Myles GROGAN (Kansai University)
     Taichi Hatta  (Kyoto University)
     Mitsuyuki Inaba  (Ritsumeikan University)
     Machiko Inoue (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
     Hisako Kakai (Aoyama GakuinUniversity)
     Tomoko Kamei (St.Luke's International University)
    Sachiko Makabe (Akita University)
     Keiichi Harita  (Kyoto University)
     Mauyumi Nozaki  (Juntendo University)
     Toshiyuki Ojima  (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
     Chikako Ogawara  (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
     Chihiro Tajima  (Gakushuin Women's College)


  • The Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA)
  • Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research (JSMMR)