Family Policies in Asia - Comparative Perspectives

E07 Monica Partridge Building, University Park
Tuesday 4th July 2023 (14:30-18:00)
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This international event brings together scholars from across Asia to discuss current developments in family policy in China, South Korea, India and beyond, jointly organised by the Universities of Nottingham and University of Derby, and in partnership with the journal Social Policy and Society. It is sponsored by the Social Policy Association.

Event convenors


  • 2.30 - 3pm - Registration
  • 3 - 3.15pm Welcome and introductions
  • Dr Alessio D’Angelo, co-editor in Chief, Social Policy and Society

Paper presentations

Chair: Professor Katharine Adeney, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

  • 3.15 - 3.45pm – Paper I – Family Policies in India: Understanding the Work-Care Conundrum’ - Professor Keerty Nakray, Jindal Global Law School, India (online)
  • 3.45 - 4.15pm - Paper II – Life-mix and Fertility Policies in China - Dr Ruby Chau, University of Nottingham, UK
  • 4.15 - 4.45pm - Paper III - Increasing male parental leave participation in South Korea - Professor Sun-Hee Baek, Seoul Theological University, South Korea
  • 4.45 - 5.15pm - Open floor discussion - Discussant: Dr Sung-Hee Lee, University of Derby
  • 5.15 - 5.30pm - Close - Event convenors
  • 5.30 - 6pm - Wine reception

This is a hybrid event. Please register your attendance to select either online or in-person participation. 

Asia Research Institute

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 828 3087