Call for Papers: RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & The 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia (Tokyo, Japan | September 12– 16, 2022 | Japan Womenfs University)

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Call for Papers

RC20 and RC33 are pleased to invite RC56 members to submit papers to be considered for the RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & the 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology: Asia in Tokyo, Japan. The conference will be held from 12th to 16th September 2022.







31 December 2021



Guidelines for submission of papers:



1.The joint conference will reflect the focus of RC20, gComparative Sociology,h and that of RC33, gSocial Science Methodology.h We welcome papers on a diverse range of topics on these themes.

2.Papers should be proposed and presented in English.

3. Papers should be presented by oral live presentation,  if accepted.

4.The timeslot for the sessions will be scheduled from 15:00 to 17:00 (Central Europe Summer Time [CEST]), which corresponds to 6:00-8:00 (US Pacific Daylight Time [PDT]), 22:00-24:00 (Japan Standard Time [JST]).

5.No registration fee is required for this conference.

6.It is planned to present the 1st RC20 Comparative Sociology Award for Best Papers.

7. Fill in your name and affiliation.


8. Fill in the country of your residence (during the conference: 12–16 September  2022)


9. Fill in your e-mail twice for confirmation.


10. Fill in the title, the abstract (no more than 200 words) and the keywords of your paper.


11. Select a session to present paper from the list of paper presentation sessions.


12. The deadline for paper submission is 23:59 UTC on 31 December 2021.


Timeline and process are as follows:


Call for papers open (abstract submission): 27 September 2021

Close of paper submission: 31 December 2021

Submissions accepted and program prepared: 11 March 2022

Registration opened: 11 April 2022

Conference: 12– 16 September 2022

The local organizing committee:

Fumiya Onaka (Prof. Dr., Japan Womenfs University)

Akiko Nagai (Assoc. Prof., Japan Womenfs University)

This conference is supported by JWU Research Institute for Women and Careers

Contact us: jwujc2021 [at]