Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 Landscapes for Authoritarianism: Japan, China, India, and Beyond

DateTimeLocation
Thursday, December 3, 20202:00PM - 4:00PMOnline Event, Online Event

Series

Asia-Pacific Conversation Series

Description

How do ideas of forestry, rural life, nature, and environment contribute to the rise of fascism and authoritarian rule? In this timely conversation, a group of historians and visual scholars will draw on specific cases from early twentieth-century Japan to contemporary China and India to examine the relationship between aesthetics, politics, and temporality.


Speakers

Yi Gu
Speaker
Associate Professor, Department of Art, Culture & Media, University of Toronto

Kajri Jain
Speaker
Associate Professor, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto

Richard Reitan
Speaker
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Franklin & Marshall College

Tong Lam
Moderator
Associate Professor, Department of History and Acting Director, Dr. David Chu Program in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Asian Institute, University of Toronto


Main Sponsor

Asian Institute

Sponsors

Dr. David Chu Program in Asia Pacific Studies

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