Asian Department 2021-2022 Seminar Series

Department of Asian Studies, The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies and Confucius Institute, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem are honored to invite you to the department seminar series - Revolutionary Moments in Asia.

Our schedule for the Fall Semester 2021:

November 10: Prof. Yuri Pines - China’s first revolution? The birth of the total state (4th-3rd centuries BCE)

November 24: Prof. Gideon Shelach-Lavi - The Horseback Riding Revolution and its Dramatic Effects on the History of China and Mongolia

December 8: Prof. Danny Orbach - Lost in Translation? The Strange Military Revolution of Modern Japan

December 22: Prof. Dafna Tzur (Stanford) - The Diary of Anne Frank in North Korea and the Politics of Self-Writing

January 5: Prof. Paul Barclay (Lafayette College), Imperial Japan's Forever War, 1895-1945 - Online lecture


Our schedule for the Spring Semester 2022:

March 23: Dr. Evgenia Lachina, Martial arts as a boundary-marker between military and civilian identities in North Korea 

May 11: Dr. Matan Kaminer, Martin Buber Society of Fellows, Karmic reciprocity and the social reproduction of Thai migrant workers in Israel

May 25: Dr. Rotem Geva,  Delhi Reborn: Partition and Nation Building in India's Capital

June 8: Dr. Tami Groswald Ozery, Law and Political Economy in Corporate China: Evolution or Revolution in Market Development?

June 22: Mr. Nathan H. Ledbetter, Local Matters: Perceptions of Global "Military Revolutions" from a Japanese Case