Board of Directors
The Japan Society of Educational Sociology
The Science Council of Japan, which is a national academy and not a federation of academic societies, does not directly represent the interests of the societies. Nevertheless, the societies are deeply concerned with the issue as the Prime Minister’s rejection of appointment not only violates the independence of the Science Council of Japan but also further threatens academic freedom, autonomy and democracy in Japan.
See the interview video on the Joint Statement:
As one of the societies that have co-signed the Joint Statement, hereby The Japan Society of Educational Sociology also releases it.
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