Equal Participation and Diversity

jointly organized by JSPS, Japanisch-Deutsche Zentrum Berlin (JDZB).

Berlin, 30th November - 1st December 2017

PROGRAM ( , 38 KB)

November 30th: Democracy without Equality? Gender Policies in Japan, Germany and South Korea

10:00 - 10:15 Opening
  a.  Dr. Friederike BOSSE (JDZB)
  b.  Michèle AUGA (FES)
  c.  Prof. Dr. Keiichi KODAIRA (JSPS)


10:15 - 10:30 Introduction: Democracy Through Equal Participation and Diversity
    Prof. Dr. Dr. Michiko MAE (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)


10:30 - 12:00 Keynotes: Gender Equality and Participation in Germany, Japan and South Korea: Learning from Each Other? chaired by Prof. Dr. Gesine FOLJANTY-JOST (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
 ・[Germany]       Dr. Eva HÖGL (Member of Parliament, Social Democratic Party of Germany SPD)
 ・[South Korea]  Prof. Dr. Eun-Shil KIM (Ewha Womans University)
 ・[Japan]            Hiroe MAKIYAMA (House of Councillors, The Democratic Party of Japan)
 ・Discussion with introductory statement by Prof. Dr. MIURA Mari (Sophia University)


12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break


13:30 - 15:00 Panel 1: Participation, Diversity and Work in the Global Economy chaired by Prof. Dr. Annette SCHAD-SEIFERT (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)
  a.  Prof. em. Dr. Ilse LENZ (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
     "Gender and Global Flexibilised Capitalism: Old and New Segmentation Lines in Germany and Japan"
  b.  Prof. Dr. Mari OSAWA (The University of Tokyo)
     "Japan and Germany have to make a Paradigm Shift to Contribute to World Sustainability"
  c.  Prof. Dr. Seung-Ah HONG (Korean Women’s Development Institute)
     "Challenges for Gender Equality in the Family and Work: from the Korean Experiences"
  d.  Discussion with introductory statement by Dr. TSUJI Yuki (Associate Professor, Tokai University)


15:00 - 15:30 Break


15:30 - 17:00 Panel II: The Future of Equality and Diversity: Perspectives for Germany, Japan and South Korea chaired by Prof. Dr. Verena BLECHINGER-TALCOTT (Freie Universität Berlin)
  a.  Prof. Dr. Ute KLAMMER (University of Duisburg-Essen)
     "The Future of Equality and Diversity – Perspectives from Germany"
  b.  Prof. em. Dr. Chizuko UENO (The University of Tokyo; Women’s Action Network)
     "Equal Representation for What?: a Goal or a Tool?"
  c.  Prof. Dr. Kyoung-Hee KIM (Chung-Ang University)
     "Mismatch between Democracy and Gender Equality in Attitudes in Korea"
  d.  Discussion with introductory statement by Dr. Ki-Young SHIN (Associate Professor, Ochanomizu University)


17:00 - 18:00 Panel Discussion chaired by Prfo. Dr. Dr. Michiko MAE (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)


18:00 Reception

December 1st: the colloquium on Equal Participation and Diversity

9:00 - 10:30 Innovative Political Approaches towards Gender Equality and Diversity chaired by Markus TÜNTE (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  a.  Dr. Regina FREY (Institute for Social Work and Social Education)
     "The Rise and Fall of Gender Mainstreaming in Germany – Lessons to Learn"
  b.  Prof. Dr. Mari MIURA (Sophia University)
     "Revisiting Social Investment in Japan"
  c.  Prof. Dr. Kyoung-Hee KIM (Chung-Ang University)
     "Bringing Back the Policy Potential of Gender Mainstreaming to Challenge Gender Inequality in Korea"
  d.  Discussion


10:30 - 10:50 Break


10:50 - 12:30 Participation and New Forms of Securing Work and Family Life chaired by Dr. Michael FREY (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  a.  Prof. Dr. Hildegard Maria NICKEL (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
     "More Gender Equality? New Patterns of Conflict in Gender Relations"
  b.  Dr. Yuki TSUJI (Associate Professor, Tokai University)
     "A Challenge to Patriarchal Political Arena, or What? Analysis of Koike Yuriko’s Uprising in the 2017 National Election"
  c.  Prof. Dr. Seung-Ah HONG (Korean Women’s Development Institute)
     "Reconciliation of Work and Family without Gender Equality: South Korea’s Dilemma"
  d.  Prof. Dr. Yoko TANAKA (University of Tsukuba)
     "Gender Inequality in a Growing Service Economy? Non-Standard Workers in Germany and Japan"
  e.  Discussion


12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30 Paths towards Participatory Societies chaired by Prof. Dr. Mari OSAWA (The University of Tokyo)
  a.  Prof. Dr. Stephan HÖYNG (Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin)
     "The Men's Need for Gender Equality"
  b.  Dr. Ki-Young SHIN (Associate Professor, Ochanomizu University)
     ""Shining Women" Policy Under the Abe Government: A Japanese Version of Gender-Mainstreaming?"
  c.  Dr. Hyun-Gyung KIM (Freie Universität Berlin)
     "Pleated Hair, Hair Rollers and Undyeing Hair: the Challenges of Women’s Participation in Public  Participation in Korea"


15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Presentation


  a.  Dr. Takeshi NAKAGAWA (University of Zurich)
     "Social Network Types in Japanese Older Adults: Age and Gender Differences"


16:00 - 17:00 Discussion chaired by Prof. em. Dr. Ilse LENZ (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) and Prof. Dr. Michiko MAE (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf