About ICR

Transnational Innovation through Imagination

The Institute for Comparative Research in Human and Social Sciences、ICR was founded in June 2014, by the cooperation of three exisiting research centers. The Center for International, Comparative, and Advanced Japanese Studies, the Research Center for West Asian Civilization and the Center of Research for Development in Japanese Language, Culture and Society. This collaboration was the beginning of the first research center for the humanities and social sciences in the University of Tsukuba.