Conferences

Approximately every two years, conferences of the Society take place alternately in Germany and Japan. The previous venues, organizers and programs can be found in the following list:

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No. 16-2021 (planned)

  • Sophia University, Tôkyô, and German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ)
  • Sustainable societies
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Carola Hommerich

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No. 15-2019

  • University of Hamburg/ GIGA Hamburg    
  • The digital challenge in Germany and Japan in comparison: Opportunities, risks and digital cooperation. Symposium to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the GJSSS in 1989
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Carmen Schmidt

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No. 14-2018

  • Universität Osnabrück, Deutschland
  • Crisis of democracy? Chances, risks, and challenges – A comparison between Japan (Asia) and Germany (Europe)
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Carmen Schmidt

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No. 13-2015

  • German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ), Tôkyô
  • Trust and risk in changing societies
  • Organizers: Prof. Dr. Kobayashi Makoto, Prof. Dr. Carola Hommerich, Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff

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No. 12-2013

  • Werner Reimers Stiftung, Bad Homburg, Deutschland
  • Interdisciplinary aspects of well-being in changing societies
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff

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No. 11-2010

  • Hôsei University, Tôkyô
  • Life course and life style in comparison
  • Organizers: Prof. Dr. Tokuyasu, Prof. Dr. Kobayashi Makoto, Prof. Dr. Mori Mototaka

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No. 10-2008

  • Universität Osnabrueck and Volkshochschule Osnabrueck
  • Quality of life and working life in comparison
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Gyoergy Széll

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No. 9-2006

  • University of Kanazawa
  • Socio-cultural transformation in the 21st Century? Risks and challenges of social change
  • Organizers: Prof. Dr. Kuzune Shigekazu, Prof. Dr. Nishijima Yoshinori, Prof. Dr. Adachi Hidehiko

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No. 8-2004

  • University of Hildesheim
  • Culture and development in Japan and Germany
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Hede Helfrich-Hölter

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No. 7-2002

  • Musashi Institute of Technology, Yokohama
  • Environment in natural and socio-cultural context
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Tominga Ken‘ichi

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No. 6-2000

  • University of Kassel
  • Meeting the challenges of the 21st century
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler

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No. 5-1998

  • Waseda University, Tôkyô
  • Structure and change of social stratification in Japan and Germany: The last decade of the 20th century
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Mori Mototaka

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No. 4-1996

  • University of Konstanz
  • 4th meeting of the GJSSS
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff

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No. 3-1994

  • Kansai University, Ôsaka
  • 3rd meeting of the GJSSS
  • Organizers: Prof. Dr. Nakajima Iwao, Prof. Dr. Kamiya Kunihiro

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No. 2-1992

  • Saarland University
  • 2nd meeting of the GJSSS
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Kornadt

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No. 1-1990

  • Keiô University, Tôkyô
  • Der Beitrag Deutsch-Japanischer Kooperation zur Entwicklung der Sozialwissenschaften
  • Organizer: Prof. Dr. Namiki Hiroshi

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