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Rethinking Empire in the Twentieth Century: Lessons from Imperial and Post-Imperial Japan

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Room: Ubuntu Room
1505 S Street
Lincoln NE 68588-0450
Additional Info: GAUN
Contact: Kawasaki Reading Room, (402) 472-9427, kawasakireadingroom@gmail.com
Presented by distinguished guest speaker Louise Young. Gain new insight into the economic and cultural shift that took place within Japan post World War II.

Japan built a wartime empire in asia in the 1930s, and after losing that empire in 1945 created a trading imperium under the American cold war umbrella. Join us for this fascinating lecture exploring the economic, social and political forces that have led to the formation of modern japan. A one-time only event! Don’t miss your chance to hear from visiting scholar Louise Young, a member of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Northeast Asian Council (NEAX) Distinguished Speaker Bureau, a Princeton Institute of Advanced Study Scholar and Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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