The Musicological Society of Japan
International Forum for Young Musicologists 2010 May 14-17, 2010, in Yokohama

Registration & Travel Information
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Forum Venue:
Keio University, Hiyoshi Campus
“Raiosha”-Building., 1st Floor, Symposium Space
4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohokuku, Yokohama, 223-8521 Japan
Tel. 045-566-1359, Fax 045-566-1361 (Dept. of Musioclogy)
The following telephone number is available during the forum: 045-566-1360

Official Website
Our Official Website is
You will find all information about the Forum on this page.

Time Schedule, Prospectus and Paper Abstracts
Prospectus, Time Schedule and Paper Abstracts can be downloaded from our official website.

Organizing Committee:
Tatsuhiko ITOH (Chair), Matthew A. GILLAN, Hermann GOTTSCHEWSKI
Nozomi SATO, Masako SHIBUYA

Registration: Please download the Registration Form (MSDoc) from our website and send the completed form per E-mail or Fax.
Registration E-mail Address:, Fax Number: +81-45-566-1361

Registration Fee:
Registration Fee for General Participants: 2,000 Japanese Yen
Reception Fee (from Friday, May 14th ): 4,000 Yen.

Payment Methods:
Bank Transfer: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Fukui Branch (Bank Code: 0009, Branch No.: 502, SWIFT-Code: SMBCJPJT), Account No. 0612839 (Savings)
三井住友銀行 福井支店(店番号502)普通、口座番号 0612839、口座名 日本音楽学会IFYM2010 代表 澁谷政子(にっぽんおんがくがっかいIFYM2010だいひょうしぶやまさこ)
Credit Card: We accept VISA and MASTER CARD (only for participants from outside of Japan). (Credit Card Payment Form)

Pre-conference Material:
The Pre-conference Material will be sent per postal mail to the all participants who have completed the registration with payment before Friday April 23rd 2010. This includes the full version of all the papers to be read at the Forum. (If you send the registration after this date, you will receive it the on the forum.)

Hiyoshi Campus of Keio University is located in the east part of Yokohama city near Central Tokyo (20 min. by train from Shibuya and Meguro Stations). It can be reached by ca. 1 min. from Hiyoshi Station (Tokyu Toyoko Line, Meguro Line). To find the train route to Hiyoshi Station, please refer to the website: (Please select the “Hiyoshi (Kanagawa)” Station).
For the precise access information, please refer to the web site:
Hiyoshi Campus
Access Guide

There are many hotel reservation services in English on the website, for example “Rakuten Travel” , “Japanican” , etc. The hotels located near Yokohama Station (Yokohama City), Shibuya Station (Central Tokyo) or Stations on the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line are recommended.
A limited number of on-campus accommodation is also available (Single bed room 4,200 JPY, twin bed room 7,350 JPY, payment in advance required). Please inquire the committee office ( after you complete the registration.

Internet Broadcasting:
The Forum will be broadcast on the internet (from 3:30 p.m. on Friday 14th ? Sunday 4:00 p.m, 16th May 2010). You can connect to the internet broadcasting page from our official website.

General Information for International Participants:
- Visas
Visitors from certain countries must be issued visas by the Japanese consulate in those countries. For further details, please contact your local Japanese consular office or your travel agent. For a list of Japanese consular offices worldwide, please visit:

- Insurance
The organizer cannot accept responsibility for accidents. Participants are encouraged to obtain travel insurance (medical, personal accident and luggage) in their home country prior to departure.

- Money
It is recommended that you obtain Japanese yen in cash upon your arrival at the international airport. At the international airports, such as Narita and Haneda currency exchange counters are usually open during the time of flight arrivals. There are Citibank ATMs at the international airports. Foreign credit, debit and cash cards can be used at ATMs of Japan Post Bank and 7-Eleven convenience stores, etc. There are Post Bank ATMs in the Hiyoshi Station.
Please note that even on the 24-hour ATMs, transactions with some foreign financial institutions are not available during the weekend and night time.
For precise information please refer to:
Credit cards are generally accepted at hotels and major stores. However, there are not always facilities for credit card transactions at small stores.

- Internet
Internet access is available at the venue and in on-campus accommodation, if you bring your own PC and LAN cable (Ethernet cable). For further information please ask the forum staff.

- Japan Rail Pass
If you are resident outside Japan and planning further travel after or before the Forum, you can take advantage of the Japan Rail Pass. This pass covers virtually all Japan Railways (JR) trains including Shinkansen (Super Express) trains, airport express shuttle trains, etc. The Japan Rail Pass can be purchased only outside Japan. For details please contact travel agencies at your location or visit the Japan Rail website.

- Useful Websites:
General Information for visitors from abroad e.g. customs, transportation, postal and telephone services, money exchange, etc. you can find on the following websites:
Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
(English, German, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, Thai, Italian, Russian languages are available.)
Yokohama Visitors Guide (City Yokohama)
Visitors Information of Keio University.

Donation Request:
The Musicological Society of Japan has been making fund-raising efforts, mostly from its annual budget, in order to organize international academic meetings such as this forum. To further promote activities of this kind, the IFYM 2010 Committee requests all those who are concerned with the future of musicology to make a contribution towards the organization of the forum. Please refer to the Bank Account quoted above, or inquire to the committee for the other methods of payment. Even a small contribution will be greatly appreciated.

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