Nissan Seminar: Ruth Benedict’s Cultural Relativism: Imagining Democracy in Japan During World War II

Date

Fri, 11/03/2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Syndicate Room, The Old Main Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Convenor

Dr Ekaterina Hertog and Professor Hugh Whittaker

Speaker(s)

Professor Amy Borovoy, Princeton University

Ruth Benedict’s Cultural Relativism: Imagining Democracy in Japan During World War II

Please note that this seminar takes place on Friday 11th March 2016 at 5.00 p.m. in the Syndicate Room, The Old Main Building, St. Antony’s College.

Further Information

From its start in the 1980s the institute has organised a series of Nissan Seminars in Japanese Studies. In the academic year 2015/16 they run on Friday evenings at 5.00 - 6.30 p.m. in the first (Michaelmas) and third (Trinity) terms, and on Thursdays at 2.00 p.m. in the second (Hilary) Term. We invite scholars based in the UK to present their most recent research. Members of the general public are welcome to attend.