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[Program in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the I-House]
Program 1 “The Meaning of the 1930s for Japan”


  • Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012; 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (Students & IHJ members: Free)
  • Language: Japanese (without interpretation)
Photo:Kato YokoLecturer: Kato Yoko (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Before assuming her current position she was an Assistant Professor at Yamanashi University and a Visiting Researcher at the Hoover Institute of Stanford University. Her books include Soredemo nihonjin wa “sensou” o eranda [The Japanese People Still Chose “War” ] (Asahi Press, 2009).

Discussants:
Sato Takumi (Associate Professor, Kyoto University)
Obtained his BA and Ph.D. at Kyoto University. He worked as associate professor at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies before assuming his current position. His books include Genron tosei [Restriction of the Freedom of Speech] (2004; awarded the Yoshida Shigeru Prize).

Moriyama Atsushi (Associate Professor, Shizuoka Prefectural University)
Completed a Ph.D. (Literature) at Kyushu University. His books include Nihon wa naze taibeikaisen ni fumikitta ka [Why did Japan go to War with the U.S.?] (Shinchosha, 2012).