date October 9 to 11, 2017



Care and Migration



Wako Asato, Kyoto University
Gabriele Vogt, Universität Hamburg


Venue: Room 5a, 5F, International Science Innovation Building (No.69 Bldg. on Main Campus Map)

October 10

Chair: Wako Asato

10:30-10:40 Introduction: Wako Asato Aging and Mobility
10:40- 11:10 Wako Asato Aging and new migration policy in East Asia
11:10-11:40 Emiko Ochiai Emerging care regimes in East and Southeast Asia
11:40-12:00 Discussion
13:00-13:30 Mario Lopez The role of small-scale farming in familial care: reducing work risks stemming from the market economy in Northeast Thailand
13:30-14:00 Gabriele Vogt When politics gets in the way: Japan, Southeast Asia and the institutionalization of borders for labor migration
14:00-14:20 Discussion
14:20-14:40 Break
14:40-15:10 Stefanie Kley The pitfalls of long commutes between home and the workplace
15:10-15:40 Ralf Och Explaining differences in local policies towards the marketization of elder care in Germany
15:40-16:00 Discussion
16:00-16:10 Break
16:10-16:40 Anna-Lea Schröder Active aging: mitigating Japan’s demographic crisis?
16:40-17:10 Katrina S. Navallo Caring bodies in mobility: the appropriation of Filipino caregivers in Japanese elderly care settings
17:10-17:45 Discussion

October 11

Chair: Wako Asato

9:30-11:00 Discussion for future cooperation / preparation for wrap-up