Japan Association of Global Governance
The Japan Association of Global Governance is an academic association founded in March 2012. As transnational issues have emerged in various dimensions such as security, finance, development, global environment, human rights and health issues, international regimes and norms are being formed and transformed accordingly. Concerning such past and present phenomena, the Japan Association of Global Governance aims to promote interdisciplinary research, presentations of research outcome, and member exchanges in fields such as International Relations, International Politics, International Economy, International Sociology, International Organizations, International Law, Political Science, Administrative Sciences, History, and Area Studies.
●Prospectus of Establishing the Association(in Japanese)
- Annual membership fees:
5000 Yen for Standard Memberships,
2500 Yen for Student Memberships
(graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, etc.）
- The application form for membership is availablehere(in Japanese).
■The 5th Anniversary Memorial Project of the Japan Association of Global Governance ■The Japan Association of Global Governance founded in 2012 has planned various projects in honor of its 5th anniversary in 2017.
- The Incentive Award of the Japan Association of Global Governance
The Japan Association of Global Governance has established an Incentive Award as a
memorial project in honor of its 5th anniversary in 2017. For more details,please visit the
5th Anniversary Memorial Project of the Japan Association of Global Governance :
- Publication of Global Governance Studies, I. and II as a memorial project in honor of the 5th anniversary of the Japan Association of Global Governance (to be published in February 2018)
The contents are as follows:
Global Governance Studies I: Theory, History and Norms,
Satoshi Oyane, Hideki Kan and Yasuhiro Matsui eds., Houritsu Bunka Sha, 2018
Focusing on the state of international order, it provides an outlook on global governance. By reexamining concepts of global governance and analytical discussions based on them from the current point of view, this volume consists of chapters in order of theoretical discussions, historical development and international norms. As part of the memorial project in honor of the 5th anniversary of the Japan Association of Global Governance, this volume represents the foremost research results.
Global Governance Studies II: Actors, Regions and New Dimensions,
Hirotaka Watanabe, Koji Fukuda and Motoko Shuto eds., Houritsu Bunka Sha, 2018
Focusing on the state of international order, it provides an outlook on global governance
Based on institutional developments and changes related to global governance, this volume consists of chapters on perceptions and behaviors of various types of actors, linkage with regional governance and transnational issues. As part of the memorial project in honor of the 5th anniversary of the Japan Association of Global Governance, this volume represents the foremost research results.
・Major Activities of the Japan Association of Global Governance
We hold an Annual Congress at which members present their latest academic research findings and have discussions with participating members. In the general session, we provide presentations on common topics and have discussions which are open to the public. In Panel Sessions, members give presentations on specific topics and conduct discussions. There are other sessions such as the Open Session, which is open to any topic and is especially aimed at early-career members, and the Brown Bag Meeting (BGM), which aims to promote academic dialogue and exchange among members.ﾂ
- The 12th Annual Congress is held on the campus of Kobe University, on 11 and 12 May 2019.
- We are now accepting proposal submissions for our 2019 annual Congress both for individual proposals for Open Session and Panel Session proposals (minimum four papers)
Members of the Association who wish to submit individual proposals for Open Session or panel session proposals are requested to download the form below and submit it to the secretariat.
● Individual proposal for Open Session
● Panel Session proposal Submission Guide for Panel Session
The Call for Proposal by email is closed on 15 December 2018.
- Previous Annual Congresses
Annual Congress Year Place Abstruct 12ｔｈ 2019 Tsurukabuto 1st Campus, Kobe University
11th 2018 Fuchu Campus, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
11th Abstruct 10th 2017 Nagoya University, Higashiyama Campus
10th Abstruct 9th 2016
Osaka University,Toyonaka Campus
Waseda University, Waseda Campus
Nanzan University, Nagoya Campus
Senshu University, Kanda Campus
Komazawa Women's University
1st 2012 Waseda University, Waseda Campus
■Publication of The Study of Global Governance
The Japan Association of Global Governance publishes The Study of Global Governance as its bulletin. This journal contains articles not only on concepts and theoretical studies on global governance but also on a variety of transnational issues such as security, global environment, development and poverty, countermeasures against such common agendas of human beings, development of the international order and international norms, overall development of international norms, related empirical and theoretical studies on trends of international organizations, individual states, local governments, corporations, NGOs, and civil society organizations. Members are eligible to submit an article to the journal Global Governance at any time. Appropriate peer reviewers make decisions regarding whether a submitted article is to be accepted for publication.
●Call for Papers for Global Governance, Vol. 4
Deadline: September 15, 2017
For those who wish to submit a paper for Vol. 4, please fill in the submission form and send it to the Editorial Committee.
The email address is: papersubmission at mark globalgovernance.jp
(Please change at mark to @)
Types of manuscripts:Articles, book reviews, other (research notes, etc.)
Special topic for Vol. 4: Rising Populism and the International Order
We accept manuscripts on other topics.
- Previous volumes of Global Governance Volumes 1, 2, and 3 have been published. Back issues (Volume 1 and 2) can be accessed
- Editorial Policy, Submission Guidelines, and Editing Guidelines of the Journal are available
The Japan Association of Global Governance has organized exchange activities and co-hosted workshops and international symposia, etc., with other related academic associations in Japan and abroad.
- Study meetings related to global governance
The 6th Study Meeting of the Japan Association of Global Governance
Date and Time: Saturday, October 14, 2017, 13:00 to 15:00
Venue: Room 601, Building 22, Waseda University
Presenters: Masataka TAMAI (Ritsumeikan University)
Constructing Collaborative Relations between the UN and the OSCE
Taiyo TSUCHIYA (Keio University)
Governance of Cyber Security
Registration Fee: Free of charge
Contact: The Secretariat of the Japan Association of Global Governance
secretariat at mark globalgovernance.jp (Please change at mark to )
- Previous Study Meetings
The First Study Meeting (July 4, 2015)
The Second Study Meeting(December 13, 2015)
The Third Study Meeting (July 24, 2016)
The Fourth Study Meeting(December 10, 2016)
The Fifth Study Meeting(March 18, 2017)
- Major Past Activities
Joint Academic Congresses co-organized with related academic associations
The 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 8th Annual Congresses co-organized with the Japan Society for Public
Interest and Common Goods Studies The 4th Annual Congress (Research Meeting)
jointly organized with the Association for the Study of Political Society
- International Symposium: racism and Intolerance in the Age of Globalisation
The First Joint Conference of Asia Mutual Prosperity: East Asia Security Community and US-Japan Relations, January 12-13, 2012 , Agora Global, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies http://globalgovernance.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/1stJCe.pdf
■Newsletters of the Japan Association of Global Governance
Newsletters from No. 1 to No.8 are available. The Newsletters include: (1) The contents of each session and the General Session of the Research Meetings; (2) Minutes of Executive Committee meetings; (3) Reports from each committee meeting; and (4) Introduction of new members, etc. For back issues, please click here. (The latest Newsletter is accessible at the same URL as the back issues.)ﾂ
■The Association 5th Anniversary Memorial Project
The Japan Association of Global Governance, founded in 2012, is welcoming its 5th anniversary in 2017. We have prepared a 5th Anniversary Memorial Project. For more information, please visit here.ﾂ
■Request for Donations
The Association has been preparing for the 5th Anniversary Memorial Project in addition to conducting its regular academic activities. In order to maintain our current level of academic activities in spite of rising publication and research-meeting facilities costs, we would like to ask members for a donation to the association. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation to support the 5th Anniversary Memorial project as well as the Association research meetings.ﾂﾂ
●We would like to collect contributions in 1,000 yen increments. Your contribution is
Bank Account ・・Japan Post Bank
Account name: The 5th Anniversary Memorial Project Committee
(in Japanese, 学会創設5周年記念事業委員会、 Gakkai Sousetsu 5 Shunen Kinen
Account number: 00110-6-363101
Please note that this account name and number is different from the regular
account information for payment of the Association annual dues.
In case of payment from other banks
Name of bank: Japan Post Bank
Branch office:Zero-One-Nine in Kanji numbers
Type of account: Checking Account
Account number: 0363101 (7 digits）
Account name: The 5th Anniversary Memorial Project Committee (in Japanese,
Gakkai Sousetsu 5 Shunen Kinen Jigyou Iinkai)
For more information, please contact to the Secretariat
Secretariat of Japan Association of Global Governance
c/o Prof. Toshiya Nakamura
Global Media Research Center
Graduate School of Informatics
Furocho, Chikusaku,Nagoya, 464-8601, Aichi,Japan
E-mail: secretariat at mark globalgovernance.jp (Please change at mark to @)