About FSJ - Join the FSJ

Join the FSJ

There are two types of members: regulars and honors. In order to join the Society, please send your application with a member's recommendation or with your CV (in English). All applications will be reviewed for approval by the board. Members will receive the society's quarterly "Nihon Minzokugaku" and other societal journals. And will enjoy the following opportunities:

  • Submit their articles and notes to the journal
  • Participate the annual meetings.
  • Apply for the FSJ research award.
  • Vote to select the board members.
  • Contribute their announcements and notes to the FSJ's homepage.

Annual fee for membership

  • Member: 8,000(JPY)
  • Students: 6,000(JPY)

The FSJ's fiscal year is from September 1st to August 31st next year. Once your membership is approved, the FSJ board will notify you and send an instruction on how to pay your membership fee. If you are a student, please attach a copy of your student ID.

Application Form

The FSJ welcomes applicants from overseas.

  • Application Form (PDF format)
    Please fill in and return it to the secretariat of the FSJ.
    ADDRESS: 4-12-3 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034