Sheldon Garon

Sheldon Garon

Princeton University

GEAS Visiting Professor

East Asian and Transnational History

Visiting Professor from Dec. 2013 to June 2014

June 20, 2014: Transnational History in East Asia Workshop

Address
Hittorfstr. 18
Room 0.25
14195 Berlin

Sheldon Garon is Professor of History and East Asian Studies at Princeton University. He studies modern and contemporary Japan, with research interests in relationships between state and society, the links between culture and popular economic behavior, and locating Japan within a global or transnational history of ideas and institutions.

Professor Garon has joined the Graduate School of East Asian Studies for 6 months as a Visiting Professor from December 2013 - May 2014.

Lectures and Presentations

On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan Learned from the Bombing of Germany and Britain in World War II. Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014, 18 hrs, Open Colloquium Lecture Series, Graduate School of East Asian Studies, HS 4403 (Law Dept), Boltzmanstr. 3, 14195 Berlin.

On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan Learned from the Bombing of Germany and Britain in World War II. Thursday, 30 Jan 2014, 18:30 hrs, Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften, Japanologie, Seminarraum 1, AAKH Campus, Hof 2, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien.

Fascism and Total War: A Transnational Perspective from the Japanese Home Front. Friday, 31 Jan 2014, 17:00 hrs, Institut für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, Apostelgasse 23, 1030 Wien.

On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan Learned from the Bombing of Germany and Britain in World War II. 13 Feb 2014, 18 hrs, Mori-Ôgai Gedenkstätte, Luisenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin.

Freedom in Modern Japan: A Short History. GEAS Lecture Series, 8 May 2014, 10 hrs, FU-Villa, Boltzmannstr. 1, 14195 Berlin.