Obituary: Nobuyoshi TOSHITANI

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our former director of the Institute for Gender Studies, Nobuyoshi Toshitani (Emeritus Professor of Ochanomizu University), on August 19, 2019, at the age of 87 years.

He was the founding Director of the Institute for Gender Studies of Ochanomizu University, the first research institute focused on gender issues in Japan. His colleagues and students will forever remember his great contributions.

His funeral service was held in August 2019 by his family members.