“Modern Memories: The Public History of Industrial Heritage in Japan”
Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
Faculty Commentator: Sheldon Garon, Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies; Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Student Commentator: Yiyun Peng, PhD Candidate in History, Cornell University
Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
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This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950A/B, Approaches to Global History, and includes both reading sessions designed for graduate students and research sessions open to the interested public during which students and faculty participants will present current research. Faculty participants will be drawn from a number of schools, and, most especially, from the group of fellows in global history who are spending the academic year 2021-2022 at the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Discussions will be moderated by Professors Sven Beckert and Charles Maier.