Brian Platt Lectures at Keio University in Japan

July 22-23, Brian Platt gave two lectures on Japanese history to faculty and graduate students at Keio University, Japan’s oldest and most prestigious private university.  The two lectures were entitled, “Japanophilia, Modernization, and Pokemon: 150 Years of Representing Japan in the West,” and “The School Building Movement in Japan’s Revolutionary Era: An Study in Original Sources.”