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Media and How it Shapes History: Third International Conference led by Barak Kushner

last modified Jan 20, 2017 04:20 PM

The Third International Conference “Media and How it Shapes History,” sponsored by the Toshiba International Foundation, took place at the University of Cambridge from 13th - 15th January, 2017. Dr Barak Kushner, Reader in Japanese History and principal investigator of the 5-year ERC Project The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia, and Professor Rana Mitter of the University of Oxford China Centre, welcomed the participants to Westminster College for a weekend of discussion and debate.

Media and How it Shapes History Group Photo

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