RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology

Tokyo, Japan, 12– 16 September 2022

Japan Women’s University

Research Committee on Comparative Sociology (RC 20) & Research Committee on Logic and Methodology in Sociology (RC 33)


Call for Session Proposals


RC33 is pleased to invite members to submit session proposals to be considered for the RC20 Regional Conference on Comparative Sociology & The 2nd RC33 Regional Conference on Social Science Methodology in Tokyo, Japan. The conference will be held on 12– 16 September 2022.




July 30, 2021


Call for session proposals guidelines:


The joint conference will reflect the focus of RC20, “Comparative Sociology,” and that of RC33, “Social Science Methodology.” We welcome a diverse range of topics on these themes.

Sessions should be proposed, organized, and presented in English.

Session proposals should be more than 200 words.

Session proposals should be submitted through the conference site (

The deadline for submission of session proposals is July 30, 2021.

The timeslot of the sessions is 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]).

No registration fee is required for this conference.


Timeline and process are as follows:


Call for session proposals: April 5,2021

Close of session proposals submission: July 30, 2021

Acceptance of session proposals: September 10, 2021

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

Close of paper submission: December 31,2021

Submissions accepted and program prepared: March 11, 2022

Registration opened: April 11, 2022

Conference: September 12– 16, 2022


The local organizing committee:

Fumiya Onaka (Prof. Dr., Japan Women’s University)

Akiko Nagai (Assoc. Prof., Japan Women’s University)

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


Contact us: jwujc2022 [at]