East Asia Seminar Series, Michaelmas 2020

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Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
October 12, 2020 to November 30, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies

Dear all, 

Please find below the list of speakers for this term's East Asia Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge. We have an exciting line-up covering a range of topics, including a rakugo performance live-streamed from Japan.

The talks will be given online via Zoom, and registration will be required for attendance. Further information about individual talks can be found on the 'What's on' section of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies website.

Talks this term (apart from the rakugo performance) will start at 18:00 UK time. Please open the Zoom link 10 minutes beforehand.

We look forward to seeing you there!


The Limits of Change in Japanese Criminal Justice
Prof Dimitri Vanoverbeke, KU Leuven
Monday 19 October ・6pm
REGISTER TO ATTEND

Japan's Castles: Citadels of Modernity in War and Peace
Dr Oleg Benesch, University of York
Monday 2 November ・6pm
REGISTER TO ATTEND

Rakugo Performance
Tatekawa Shinoharu 立川志の春
Saturday 7 November ・12 Noon
REGISTER TO ATTEND

Playfully Serious: Holocaust Manga in the Age of Connective Memory
Prof Jaqueline Berndt, Stockholm University
Monday 9 November・6pm
REGISTER TO ATTEND

What was Zainichi Literature? - Intersectionality, incoherence, and 'post-racial' temporalities in Japan
Dr Cindi Textor, University of Utah
Monday 16 November・6pm
REGISTER TO ATTEND

Allied POWS in Colonial Korea 
Dr Sarah Kovner, Columbia University
Monday 30 November・6pm
REGISTER TO ATTEND
 


 

Best wishes
Freddie

Freddie Semple
Administrative Assistant to the Chair of Japanese Studies 
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Cambridge

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