Open lecture on the emperor´s system in Japan

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September 6, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science

Open lecture on the emperor system in Japan

Stockholm, 6 September 2017

The School of Education and Communication for the Engineering Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, has the pleasure to announce a lecture on the emperor system in Japan by Assistant Professor Shin Sato from the University of Tokyo.

Date: Wednesday, 6 September

Time: 17.00-19.00

Place: Salongen, LTH Library building, Main campus (subway station Tekniska högskolan)


Assistant Professor Shin Sato is a young and promising researcher on politics at the University of Tokyo. We are happy to invite him to Stockholm with Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien`s help. Prof. Sato will address the emperor system of Japan and present the background to the long process for the recent approval of the Emperor´s abdication. 


During this lecture Prof. Takashi Mikuriya from the University of Tokyo will join us on Skype. Prof. Mikuriya has played a leading role to formalize the Emperor´s abdication as a deputy chair of the Advisory Council on Easing the Burden of the Official Duties and Public Activities of His Majesty the Emperor. This Advisory Council was established by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


The lecture will be held in English and everyone who is interested in the subject is welcome.


Contact Info: 

Yoko Takau-Drobin, Language and Communication, KTH the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden

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