Nissan Seminar: Social factors and demographic trends, Japan as a case study


Fri, 14/03/2014 -
16:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford


Dr Ekaterina Hertog and Dr Hiroaki Matsuura


Mary Brinton, Reischauer Institute and Professor of Sociology, Harvard University and Professor Ralph Lützeler, Department for Japanese and Korean Studies, Institute for Oriental and Asian Studies, Universität of Bonn

At 4.00 p.m. Professor Mary Brinton will present her paper Productive Motherhood: Women’s Labor and Japan’s Lowest-Low Fertility 

followed by

Professor Ralph Lützeler who will give his paper on The Geography of Ageing and Population Decline in Japan.

Professor Brinton and Professor Lützeler will then take questions about their papers together.

Further Information

From its start in the 1980s the institute has organised a series of Nissan Seminars in Japanese Studies. In the academic year 2013/14 they run on Friday evenings at 5.00-6.30 p.m. in all three terms. We invite scholars based in the UK to present their most recent research. Members of the general public are welcome to attend.

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