Family Policies in Asia - Comparative Perspectives

E07 Monica Partridge Building, University of Nottingham
Tuesday 4th July 2023 (14:30-18:00)
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About the event

This international event brings together scholars from across Asia to discuss current developments in family policy in China, South Korea, India and beyond. The seminar is jointly organised by the Universities of Nottingham and University of Derby, in partnership with the journal Social Policy and Society, sponsored by the Social Policy Association.

Event convenors

Dr Sung-Hee Lee (University of Derby);

Dr Ruby Chau and Dr Alessio D’Angelo (University of Nottingham)


2.30 - 3.00 - Registration

3.00 - 3.15 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 - 3.45 – Paper I – Family Policies in India: Understanding the Work-Care Conundrum’ - Professor Keerty Nakray, Jindal Global Law School, India (online)

3.45 - 4.15 - Paper II – Life-mix and Fertility Policies in China - Dr Ruby Chau, University of Nottingham, UK

4.15 - 4.45 - Paper III - Increasing male parental leave participation in South Korea - Professor Sun-Hee Baek, Seoul Theological University, South Korea


4.45 - 5.15 - Open floor discussion - Discussant: Dr Sung-Hee Lee, University of Derby

5.15 - 5.30 - Close - Event convenors

5.30 - 6.00 - Wine reception

School of Sociology and Social Policy

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

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