Faculty Seminar Series 2021-2022

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. Danny Orbach - Lost in Translation? The Strange Military Revolution of Modern Japan (Hebrew)

December 8:  Prof. Gideon Shelach-Lavi - The Horseback Riding Revolution and its Dramatic Effects on the History of China and Mongolia (Hebrew)

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


Our schedule for the Spring Semester 2022:

March 9: Dr. Yang Shen, A Place for the Freedom of Thought? On the Position of Ma Yifu, a Revolutionary Conservative

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

May 11: Dr. Tami Groswald Ozery (Moderator), Prof. Jacques deLisle, Dr. Marcia Don Harpaz, Prof. Arie Kacowicz, Panel discussion - China's rise & world order

May 25: Dr. Rotem Geva,  India and Palastine-Israel: Comparative History and Trans-Nationality of Partition (Hebrew)

June 1: Prof. Brendon J. Cannon (Khalifa University), Japan’s aircraft carriers and the revolution in Asia's power distribution

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