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German Sociological Association

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German Sociological Association

The German Sociological Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, DGS) organizes social scientists in Germany. It was founded January 3, 1909, at Georg Simmel, et al. First president was Tönnies, forced out of office by the Nazis, 1933.

The DGS is still flourishing, with about 1800 members (2010).

Presidents and chairpersons of the DGS[1]


  1. ^ Wolfgang Glatzer: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS)

External links

  • DGS - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (in German; cf. the history in: Geschichte)
  • , “Die Natur der Gesellschaft“), 2006The Nature of Society33rd Congress of the DGS,
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