History seminars at the IHR

Comparative Histories of Asia

Convenors: Professor Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck), Dr Sunil Amrith (Birkbeck), Dr Taylor Sherman (LSE), Dr Andrea Janku (SOAS), Dr Owen Miller (SOAS), Dr Matthew Phillips (Aberystwyth), Dr Taylor Sherman (LSE)

Venues:  Torrington Room 104, Senate House, 1st floor unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays, 5.30pm

Please note Please check each week for the room allocation.  We strongly recommend that you check the IHR website for updates. 

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Summer Term 2014
DateSeminar details
15 May A Tale of Two Mosques: Impresarios of Islam in America and Japan

Professor Nile Green (UCLA)


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

Dr Oleg Benesch (University of York)


12 June Becoming Thai in a Cold War World: International alliance, cultural integration and Thai national assertion from 1945-1960

Dr Matthew Phillips (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)