Keiko Hirao

Sopia University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies



  • Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs: Special Series on Common Problems of Industrial Democracies “Changing Patterns of Educational Investment for Women in Japan” March 18, 2008
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for East Asian Studies, April 19, 2007
  • Yale University, Council on East Asian Studies, April 10, 2007
  • University of Notre Dame, Department of Sociology, April 23, 2007 “Between Home and School: Family Educational Strategies and Maternal Employment in Japan”
  • University of Tokyo, Institute of Social Science, Information Center for Social Science Research In Japan “Social Science and Public Use Data”, March 8, 2006
  • Imaging Culture Research Institute (Konica Minolta), January 30, 2006 “Work and Family in Japan: Diversity and Challenges”
  • IATSS Forum, April 29, 2004 “Gender Relations in Japan.”
  • Japan Institute of Workers’ Evolution, February 7, 2002 “Home based Workers and Women’s Career Development.”
  • Pacific Armies Management Seminar, September 2000 “Japanese Women: Constraints and Change”



平尾桂子 Keiko Hirao

Sophia University
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