The 86th JSS Annual Meeting Call for Papers(Deadline: June 20th)

投稿日:2013年06月20日 カテゴリー:大会情報  投稿者:学会事務局

The 86th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society (JSS)

Keio University, Tokyo, Japan / October 12-13, 2013

Call for Papers

 

The Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society (JSS) provides the opportunity for sociologists to present their research projects and share new perspectives in sociological research and practice. JSS welcomes new members to present their most current and exciting papers at its annual meeting. Nearly 100 program sessions, including regular sessions, thematic sessions, symposiums, and topical poster sessions, are convened during the two-day meeting held every fall in Japan. The 86th JSS Annual Meeting invites you to apply to present your paper.

Call for Papers with Sample Abstract (PDF 


1. General Information

(1) Applicants should e-mail all materials to the JSS executive office <jss@sociology.gr.jp> by June 20, 2013. If you are already a member and read Japanese, please submit your application online: http://www.gakkai.ne.jp/jss/

(2) Submit Application Form and One-page Abstract.

(3) Applicants should be a member of JSS. If you are not a current member, apply for membership and then submit your application materials. For more information, please check: http://www.gakkai.ne.jp/jss/office/office-e.html

(4) Please pay your JSS annual fee by August 9, 2013.

(5) Please present only ONE paper at a meeting. An exception is made for invited symposium presenters.

(6) Applicants should bring a laptop computer to the conference venue with you, if you plan to use a computer for your presentation. An LCD projector can be equipped to your presentation room upon request (see the application form).

 

2. Selection Process for Regular Sessions

(1) The Research Committee of the JSS will review all the application submissions.

(2) The Committee uses the following criteria for selecting quality papers:

a) clarity of the abstract,

b) sociological relevance of the research project,

c) strength of the evidence, and

e) if the research project observes the JSS Ethical Code (http://www.gakkai.ne.jp/jss/about/ethicalcodes.php).

Please expect that the JSS will publish your accepted research abstracts on-line around August, 2013.

 

3. Application for Regular Sessions

(1) Submit Application Form for Regular Session and One-page Abstract.,

(2) A paper presentation is 15 minutes, followed by a discussion. A regular session lasts for 3 hours.

(3) If you are presenting in English, please apply for English Sessions. In that case, submit an abstract in English.

(4) If you are giving a joint presentation, each presenter should submit an application form, abstract, and summary.

(5) If you are presenting in Japanese, please choose 3 sessions from the listed 28 session areas to which your paper is most relevant.

 

4. Application for Poster Sessions

(1) Submit Application Form for Poster Session and One-page Abstract.

(2) A poster session lasts for 150 minutes.

(3) If you are presenting your session in English, please write your abstract in English.

(4) A poster size should be 90cm wide and 120cm high.

 

5. Application for Thematic Sessions

(1) Submit Application Form for Thematic Sessions and One-page Abstract.

(2) A paper presentation is 15 minutes, followed by a discussion. A thematic session lasts for 3 hours.

(3) If you are presenting in English, please apply for English Sessions. In that case, submit an abstract in English.

(4) If your paper for a thematic session is rejected or isn’t organized, please present your paper in Regular English Session.

 

6. Application for the Thematic Sessions of Research Activities Committees

(1) Submit Application Form for the Research Activities Committee’s Thematic Sessions and One-page Abstract.

(2) A paper presentation is 15 minutes, followed by a discussion. A thematic session lasts for 3 hours.

(3) If you are presenting in English, please apply for English Sessions. In that case, submit an abstract in English.

(4) If your paper for a thematic session is rejected or isn’t organized, please present your paper in Regular English Session.

 

7. Materials to be Submitted

(1) Application Form

- Download and fill out the form

 

・Application Form for Regular Session( WORD / PDF )

・Application Form for Poster Session( WORD / PDF )

・Application Form for Thematic Sessions( WORD / PDF )

・Application for the Thematic Sessions of Research Activities Committees( WORD / PDF )



(2) One-page Abstract (a PDF is preferred for submission)

- Use an A4 size paper file with 20mm margins. The text should be single spaced with no more than 300 English words or 1000 Japanese characters. Do not include a page number. Check the sample abstract on the following page.

- Include your:
a) presentation title (14 point font) and subtitle (12 point font, if necessary) in the center of the page

b) institution(s) and name(s) (11 point font) on the right.

c) research aim, data & methods, results, conclusion, and reference(s).

If necessary, you are welcome to include tables and figures.

 

8. E-mail Address for Submission

Please e-mail all the materials to:  JSS executive office < jss@sociology.gr.jp > by June 20, 23:59 (Tokyo, GMT +9:00).