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Comparative Histories of Asia seminar

School of Advanced Study, University of London

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Comparative Histories of Asia seminar

Comparative Histories of Asia seminar

School of Advanced Study, University of London

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Comparative Histories of Asia seminar at the Institute of Historical Research

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The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945

Institute of Historical Research The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945 Chair: Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck) Aaron Moore (University of Manchester) The bombing war was an attack on urban citizens that was largely new to human history, producing many strange effects and experiences. The soldiers’ battlefield was distant, but in an age of ‘total war’ mobilisation the enemy’s targets included the civilian population; in both Japan and Britain, this could be baffling to ordinary people, who were more accustomed to the idea of adult male servicemen facing the threat of death in some far-flung ‘no man’s land’. This lecture will aim to compare the civilian narratives of urban residents in Britain and Japan, with a special focus on regional cities including Coventry, Aomori, Hull, Kōfu, Bristol, and Nagoya, as well as ‘second cities’ such as Osaka and Manchester. Because national governments were committed to defending th...

49 MIN2016 APR 26
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The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945

War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960

Institute of Historical Research War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960 Dr Owen Miller (SOAS) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

54 MIN2016 MAR 3
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War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960

No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma

Institute of Historical Research No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma Dr Jonathan Saha (University of Leeds) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

39 MIN2015 DEC 10
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No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma

Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952

Institute of Historical Research Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952 Dr Steven Ericson (Dartmouth College) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

54 MIN2015 DEC 2
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Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952

'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event

Institute of Historical Research 'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event The Dilemmas of Islanding: Sri Lanka in the Early Modern Period Dr Zoltan Biedermann | UCL Commodity and Sovereignty Production in the North Pacific: The Marcus Island Incident of 1902 Dr Paul Kreitman | IHR Islands, Ports, and Maritime Networks in Nineteenth Century Dr Jeppe Mulich | LSE Heligoland: Notes on a (Very) Small Island Dr Jan Rueger | Birkbeck Comparative Histories of Asian seminar series

47 MIN2015 OCT 15
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'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event

The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond

Institute of Historical Research The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond Dr Micah Muscolino (University of Oxford) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

47 MIN2015 MAR 5
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The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond

Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science

Institute of Historical Research Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science Dr Vivienne Lo (UCL) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

50 MIN2015 FEB 5
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Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science

Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture

Institute of Historical Research Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture Dr Ran Zwigenberg (Pennsylvania State University) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series This session is jointly sponsored by the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck University of London

46 MIN2014 NOV 27
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Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture

Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955

Institute of Historical Research Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955 Dr Adam Cathcart (University of Leeds) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

39 MIN2014 NOV 13
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Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955

The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan

Institute of Historical Research The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan Dr Oleg Benesch (University of York) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

96 MIN2014 MAY 29
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The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan

Latest Episodes

The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945

Institute of Historical Research The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945 Chair: Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck) Aaron Moore (University of Manchester) The bombing war was an attack on urban citizens that was largely new to human history, producing many strange effects and experiences. The soldiers’ battlefield was distant, but in an age of ‘total war’ mobilisation the enemy’s targets included the civilian population; in both Japan and Britain, this could be baffling to ordinary people, who were more accustomed to the idea of adult male servicemen facing the threat of death in some far-flung ‘no man’s land’. This lecture will aim to compare the civilian narratives of urban residents in Britain and Japan, with a special focus on regional cities including Coventry, Aomori, Hull, Kōfu, Bristol, and Nagoya, as well as ‘second cities’ such as Osaka and Manchester. Because national governments were committed to defending th...

49 MIN2016 APR 26
Comments
The Muses of War: Terror, Anger, and Faith during the Bombing of British and Japanese Cities, 1940-1945

War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960

Institute of Historical Research War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960 Dr Owen Miller (SOAS) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

54 MIN2016 MAR 3
Comments
War, the state, and the formation of the North Korean industrial working class, 1931-1960

No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma

Institute of Historical Research No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma Dr Jonathan Saha (University of Leeds) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

39 MIN2015 DEC 10
Comments
No Country for Old Crocodiles: Fraudulent Paperworks, the Commodity Fetish, and Political Ecology in Colonial Burma

Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952

Institute of Historical Research Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952 Dr Steven Ericson (Dartmouth College) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

54 MIN2015 DEC 2
Comments
Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952

'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event

Institute of Historical Research 'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event The Dilemmas of Islanding: Sri Lanka in the Early Modern Period Dr Zoltan Biedermann | UCL Commodity and Sovereignty Production in the North Pacific: The Marcus Island Incident of 1902 Dr Paul Kreitman | IHR Islands, Ports, and Maritime Networks in Nineteenth Century Dr Jeppe Mulich | LSE Heligoland: Notes on a (Very) Small Island Dr Jan Rueger | Birkbeck Comparative Histories of Asian seminar series

47 MIN2015 OCT 15
Comments
'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event

The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond

Institute of Historical Research The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond Dr Micah Muscolino (University of Oxford) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

47 MIN2015 MAR 5
Comments
The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond

Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science

Institute of Historical Research Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science Dr Vivienne Lo (UCL) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

50 MIN2015 FEB 5
Comments
Rashid al-Din, Bolad Chengxiang, and Cultural Administration in the Mongol Empire: Imperial Ambitions and Local Identities in the Production of Art, History, and Science

Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture

Institute of Historical Research Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture Dr Ran Zwigenberg (Pennsylvania State University) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series This session is jointly sponsored by the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck University of London

46 MIN2014 NOV 27
Comments
Survivors: Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global memory Culture

Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955

Institute of Historical Research Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955 Dr Adam Cathcart (University of Leeds) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

39 MIN2014 NOV 13
Comments
Toward a Transnational History of Manchuria and the Korean War, 1945-1955

The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan

Institute of Historical Research The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan Dr Oleg Benesch (University of York) Comparative Histories of Asia seminar series

96 MIN2014 MAY 29
Comments
The Samurai Next Door: The Bushido (Way of the Warrior) Ideology and Chinese Views of Modern Japan
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