Executive Board

The Society is headed by an executive board which is elected by the members of the Society. The term of office lasts three years. The statutes and application forms are available from the members of the board.


Prof. Dr. Carmen Schmidt
University of Osnabrueck
Faculty for Social Sciences
Speaker Japan Research Center
D-49069 Osnabrück/Germany

First Vice President:

Prof. Dr. Claudia Derich
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institute of Asian and African Studies
Transregional Southeast Asian Studies
D-10115 Berlin

Second Vice President:

Prof. Dr. Carola Hommerich
Sophia University
Graduate School of Human Sciences
Department of Sociology
Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

Secretary in Japan and Treasurer:

Prof. Dr. Masato Kimura
Toyo University
FB Sociology
Tokyo 112-8606, Japan

Honorary Members

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Kornadt
University of the Saarland
Department of Education in Faculty 5
Post Box 1150
66041 Saarbrücken, GERMANY
Fax: +49-(0)681-302-3244

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Namiki
3-25-4, Kajiwara, Kamakura-shi
Kanagawa 247-0063, JAPAN

Prof. Dr. Taketoshi Takuma †
3-3-5-1, Shimoochiai, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo 161-0033, JAPAN

Prof. Dr. Ken'ichi Tominaga †
2-5-11, Kamitakaido, Suginami-ku
Tokyo 168-0074, JAPAN

Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff (Honorary President)
University of Konstanz
Faculty of Sciences
Dept. of Psychology
Post Box D 14
78457 Konstanz, GERMANY
Fax: +49-(0)7531-88-3039