Gender, Migration, & The Work of Care

Webinar: Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Conversation on Japan and Canada’s Ageing Societies

Event Information

On March 8th, 2021, from 7:00PM-8:30PM EST (March 9th, 2021, 9:00AM-10:30AM JST), the Centre for the Study of Global Japan will welcome Prof. Hiroko Akiyama to present her research on the ageing society. Prof. Akiyama will be joined by Prof. Margarita Estevez-Abe and Prof. Michelle Silver for discussions following the presentation. This webinar will be moderated by Prof. Ito Peng.

This webinar is organized by the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at University of Toronto. It’s free and open to everybody. Please join us if you can! You can find out more information about the webinar here and RSVP here.


Hiroko Akiyama (Presenter): Visiting Professor, Institute of Gerontology and Institute for Future Initiatives, University of Tokyo; Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo.
Margarita Estevez-Abe: Associate Professor, Political Science, Syracuse University.
Michelle Silver: Acting Chair, Department of Health and Society; Associate Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough.
Ito Peng (Moderator): Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Social Policy, Department of Sociology; Director, Centre for Global Social Policy; and Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto.


Centre for the Study of Global Japan
Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Consulate General of Japan in Toronto