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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

11 January 2019
Prof. Kushner delivers four day lecture series: WWII, the End of Empire and Japanese History

Professor Barak Kushner has recently finished a four day lecture series at Waseda university. the series, entitled: 'January Winter Lectures: WWII, the End of Empire and Japanese History' took place from the 7th to 10th of January at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. 


The four lectures were:

Lecture 1 (January 7, 2019): The history that you know has been tampered with 

Lecture 2 (January 8, 2019): The end of the beginning: surrender, decolonization and the Cold War 

Lecture 3 (January 9, 2019): Finding Justice: Allied War Crimes Trials and the Japanese Response 

Lecture 4: January 10, 2019: Imperial Legacies: History as a weapon of memory in Postwar East Asia 

For more information on the topics covered please click here:
To learn more about Prof. Kushner's ERC project please click here: The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia