9 JUN, Symposium “Family, Work, and Well-Being in International…”

20160609Symposium “Family, Work, and Well-Being in International Perspective”
In countries across the world, parents are finding new ways to rear their children and participate in the labor force. This symposium considers changing family life in Norway and Japan, two countries with very different traditions, economies, and institutional arrangements. The speakers will discuss empirical evidence from these nations and discuss how to move forward in a direction that supports the well-being of parents and children.

Date: Thursday 9 JUN, 2016, 18:15-20:15
Venue: Room 306, Main Building, Ochanomizu University

Kumiko Nemoto, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.
“Unmarried Men’s Happiness and Changing Families in Japan”
Yuko Onozaka,Universitetet i Stavanger, Norway.
“Work, Family and Happiness: Perspectives from Norway and Japan”

Susan D. Holloway, Ochanomizu University / University of California, Berkeley
Masako Ishii-Kuntz, Ochanomizu University

Prior registration required(Admission Free)

*Simultaneous interpretation available (English-Japanese)

Organizer: Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University