Beyond the Gender Gap in Contemporary Japan

Beyond the Gender Gap in Contemporary Japan

Friday, 3 November 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:15pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Gill Steel, Doshisha University
Nissan Seminar

The seminar will start with an introduction from Gill Steel, Doshisha University at 2.00 pm.

Session 1 - Women at Work

2.05 pm - 2.50 pm 

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Mito Akiyoshi, Senshu University

Session 2 - Public Policy Attempts to Influence Women’s ‘Private’ Behavior

2.50 pm - 3.35 pm

‘Life’ as a Political Agenda - Hiroko Takeda, Nagoya University

3.35 pm - 3.50 pm     Tea/Coffee/Biscuits in the Buttery, Hilda Besse Building

Session 3 - Women’s Representation

3.50 pm - 6.15 pm

What Women Want: Women at the Ballotbox - Gill Steel, Doshisha University

Women’s Rapid Rise in Local Politics - Sherry Martin, U.S. State Department

Tokyo’s First Female Governor Breaks the Steel Ceiling - Susan Pavloska, Doshisha University