14 NOV, Symposium: “Concept of Gender, Valid or Not?”

International Symposium “Concept of Gender, Valid or Not?: Reconsidering from the Field of Anthropology of Japan”

Date/Time: Saturday 14 Nov 2015,  13:30-16:00
VenueRoom 102, Inter-Faculty Building 2, Ochanomizu University

Coodinator: Satoshi Tanahashi (Ochanomizu University)

Mary Picone (Ochanomizu University & École des hautes études en sciences sociales)
Gendered Attitudes towards Fetal Death and Abortion: Recent Changes in Practices and Imposed Attitudes in Europe versus Mizuko Kuyô in Japan

Etsuko Matsuoka (Nara Women’s University)
Seeing Gender or Culture?: Conundrum for Cultural Anthropology 

Etsuko Kato (International Christian University)
〈Men〉〈Women〉〈Other (specify)__〉:Gender Categorization of Post-Colonial Japan

Akitomo Shingae (Osaka City University)

Yoko Kumada(Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)


(Admission Free, Simultaneous interpretation available (English-Japanese)).

Organizer: Institute for Gender Studies, Research Organization for the Promotion of Global Women’s Leadership, Ochanomizu University

Co-organizer: Institute for Global Leadership, Ochanomizu University