Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
31
2019

Entangled Memories: Hiroshima, Jerusalem, and the Emergence of Global Memory Culture

When: Thursday, October 31, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures   847.491.5288

Group: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Co-Sponsor(s):
The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies
History Department
Department of Art History

Category: Academic

Description:

Entangled Memories: Hiroshima, Jerusalem, and the Emergence of Global Memory Culture

A Talk by Ran Zwigenberg

Ran Zwigenberg is assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on modern Japanese and European history, with a specialization in memory and intellectual history. Zwigenberg’s first book, Hiroshima: The Origins of Global Memory Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2014), winner of the 2016 Association for Asian Studies’ John W. Hall book award, deals comparatively with the commemoration and the reaction to the Holocaust and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Hosted by: PATRICK NOONAN, Asian Languages and Cultures and AYALA LEVIN, Art History. Co-sponsors: CROWN FAMILY CENTER FOR JEWISH AND ISRAEL STUDIES, DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, ASIAN STUDIES GRADUATE CLUSTER.

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