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25 Sep, 2013

JICA presentations and lectures

Development of Assistance System for Victims of War and Armed Conflict' course by Tokiwa International Victimology Institute (TIVI) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is celebrating it's third year. We are happy to announce that the dates have been established for this years' presentations and lectures to the general public. When it is convenient for you, we would appreciate the you and your students participation in these lectures.


Date: October 4 - 28
Place: Q bldg. Center Hall
For details, please refer to the document attached.


Tokiwa International Victimology Institute
Click here for the details.
31 May, 2013
The worldwide influence and the importance of the TIVI journal "International Perspectives in Victimology," was demonstrated recently. An article titled, "Vulnerability, Authority and Victimization: Survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake," written by Professor Kieran Mundy in Vol. 6 No. 2 of the journal was linked on the EBSCO Host database with remarks in the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents made by President Barak Obama at a Saint Patrick's Day luncheon on March 17th, 2011. If you are interested in this article, please click here for details.
7 May, 2013
The National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) will organize the 13th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance, from August 5 (Mon) to 16 (Fri), 2013. Click here for details.
28 March, 2013
A Training of Trainers on Victimology and Victim Assistance Course in Jakarta was organized by the Indonesian Witness and Victim’s Protection Agency (LPSK), Indonesia in collaboration with TIVI from March 18 (Mon) to 28 (Thu), 2013. Click here for details.
28 February, 2013

Call for Papers

We are now inviting manuscripts on "Human Trafficking" for Interntational Perspectives in Victimology, Vol. 7 (2) to be published in the spring of 2013. The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is March 31, 2013. Click here for the instructions for authors.
18 February, 2013
The TIVI held the 6th joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on February 17 (Sun), 2013. Click here for the details.
25 January, 2013
The TIVI will hold the 6th joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University, entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on February 17 (Sun), 2013. Click here for the details.
13 December, 2012
The TIVI held the 2012 JICA Group Training Course entitled, "The Development of an Assistance System for Victims of War and Armed Conflict" for five weeks from November 6 through December 11, 2012 receiving ten participants from Colombia, Nepal, and Sudan. Click here for the details.
10 December, 2012
TIVI-Journal Interntational Perspectives in Victimology Vol.7 No.1 is now available as an e-journal produced in collaboration with The Press at California State University, Fresno, USA. Please consider an individual or institutional subscription to our new online journal. For further information visit The Press at CSUF website.
12 October, 2012
The TIVI held the 7th symposium entitled, “Victims of Human Trafficking in Japan”on October 6 (Sat), 2012. Click here for the details.
20 August, 2012
The 12th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance was held from July 30 (Mon) and closed on August 10 (Fri) after a two-week session. Please crick here for the details.
17 May, 2012
Indonesian Witness and Victim’s Protection Agency (LPSK), Indonesia TIVI-Journal Interntational Perspectives in Victimology Vol.6 No.2 is now available as an e-journal produced in collaboration with The Press at California State University, Fresno, USA. Please consider an individual or institutional subscription to our new online journal. For further information visit The Press at CSUF website.
26 April, 2012
The recruitment notification for a position of the TIVI full-time researcher is now available on the main Website of Tokiwa University. Click here for the detailed information. The deadline for the application has been postponed until May 31, 2012.
2 March, 2012
The World Society of Victimology's 12th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance will be held from July 30 (Mon) to August 10 (Fri), 2012. Click here for the details.
10 February, 2012
Professor Kieran Mundy, Deputy Director of the TIVI, made a courtesy visit to Mr. Tatsuo Hirano, Minister for Reconstruction on February 8th, and Dr. Katsuyuki Haranaka, President of Japan Medical Association on February 9th, 2012. Click here for the details.
8 February, 2012
The TIVI held the 4th joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on February 5 (Sun), 2012. Click here for the details.
13 January, 2012
The TIVI will hold the 4th joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University, entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on February 5 (Sun), 2012. Click here for the details.
15 December, 2011
The TIVI held the 2011 JICA Group Training Course entitled, "The Development of an Assistance System for Victims of War and Armed Conflict" for five weeks from November 8 through December 13, 2011 receiving five participants from Colombia and Nepal. Click here for the details.
7 October, 2011
TIVI-Journal Interntational Perspectives in Victimology Vol.6 No.1 is now available as an e-journal produced in collaboration with The Press at California State University, Fresno, USA. Please consider an individual or institutional subscription to our new online journal. For further information visit The Press at CSUF website.
4 October, 2011
The TIVI held the 6th symposium entitled, “Helping the Victims of Natural Disasters: From Grassroots to Governance”as a two-day event for September 30 (Fri) & October 1 (Sat), 2011. Click here for the details.
18 August, 2011
Subscription fees for the TIVI on-line journal have been changed recently. Please click here for the details.
18 August, 2011
The TIVI held the 3rd joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University, entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on July 31 (Sun), 2011. Please click here for the details.
18 August, 2011
The 11th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance was held from July 18 (Mon) to July 29 (Fri) at Faculty of Law Univesrityof Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia. Please click here for the details.
8 June, 2011
The proposal on the TDRT’s activities has been adopted as a ROAD Project of the Nippon Foundation and awarded a grant. We will make good use of the grant for mental care activities at Takahagi-shi, Ibaraki, which have been already started, and also other psychological support activities and on-site lectures in and out of Ibaraki which are going into action from now on.
2 June, 2011
Tokiwa International Victimology Institute is now holding a photo exhibition of the Great East Japan Earthquake. Dr. Mary Nishio & Ms. Agnes Turnasky sent us many photos taken at Ishinomaki city while they worked as volunteers extensively. There are other photos taken by the TIVI Disaster Response Team during their visit to disaster areas and also the training program conducted from 18th to 20th April on our campus. This exhibition is being held at the entrance of the TIVI office on 1st Floor, F Building till the end of June. Please feel free to visit our office during working hours.
27 April, 2011
TIVI-Journal Interntational Perspectives in Victimology Vol.5 No.2 is now available as an e-journal produced in collaboration with The Press at California State University, Fresno, USA. Please consider an individual or institutional subscription to our new online journal. For further information visit The Press at CSUF website.
11 April, 2011
We would like to express our sincerest condolences to everyone who has been victimized by the Tohoku-Kanto earthquake and tsunami. In order to assist the victims of these catastrophic events, the TIVI has established the TIVI Disaster Response Team (TDRT). Please crick here for the details.
25 February, 2011
The TIVI held the 2nd joint seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities, Ibaraki University, entitled, "Love, Vulnerability and Victimology" on Feb. 6 (Sun), 2011.
28 October, 2010
The Tokiwa International Victimology Institute will hold its 5th symposium entitled, “How Should We Improve the Legal System for Victims of Sexual Crimes in Japan?”as a two-day event for December 4 (Sat) & 5 (Sun), 2010. Click here for the detailed program and registration.
14 September, 2010
The 1st Joint Seminar with a study group of Ibaraki University, “Love, Vulnerability and Victimology” was held at Ibaraki University, Bunkyo, Mito-city on July 31st (Saturday). This is the first time for both institutions to conduct a collaborative English seminar from victimological perspectives. A total of approx. 50 participants of professors, researchers and students from both universities, as well as local citizens who are interested in this topic gathered at Ibaraki University to spend almost 5 hours of program with four lectures and active Q & A time, which brought us a good opportunity to deepen the mutual understanding. Director Dr. John Dussich and Professor Dr. Kieran Mundy from Tokiwa International Victimology Institute delivered each presentation in this seminar. The next seminar will be held in February 2011 at Tokiwa University.
1 September, 2010
TIVI-Journal International Perspectives in Victimology is now available as an e-journal produced in collaboration with The Press at California State University, Fresno, USA. Please consider an individual or institutional subscription to our new online journal. For further information visit The Press at CSUF website.
27 August, 2010
The 10th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance was held from August 2 (Mon) and closed on August 13 (Fri) after a two-week session. Please crick here for the details.
10 July, 2010
The curriculum of the 10th Asian Postgraduate Course has been updated.
10 July, 2010
The first online issue of the TIVI journal, Interntational Perspectives in Victimology will be published by The Press at California State University in August 2010. We now invite manuscripts on "Domestic Violence" for the second online issue, Vol. 5 (2) to be published in March 2011. The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is September 30, 2010.
10 May, 2010
The World Society of Victimology(WSV) and the Tokiwa International Victimology Institute(TIVI) will host Tenth Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance.This year's course will be held from 2-13 August, 2010.
25 April, 2010
Professor Kieran Mundy of TIVI will deliver the 2010 Justice Oration on "Victims of Global Environmental Change" at the South Australian Institute of Justice Studies in Adelaide, Australia on 27 May, 2010.
25 March, 2010
Tokiwa University and California State University, Fresno have signed an agreement to launch the E-Journal publication of TIVI’s International Perspectives in Victimology. The first publications are expected to be available online through the TIVI’s homepage later this year.
1-19 March, 2010
The 2010 JICA Program on the Development of Comprehensive Assistance Systems for Victims is underway! This year’s course, which is hosted by the Tokiwa International Victimology Institute, is being attended by six participants from the Colombian National Commission for Reparation and Reconciliation (CNRR) and focuses on victim-support training, especially for victims of regional conflict.

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