This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 1st Nov 2018
Join cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Dr Christopher Harding as he presents a surprising new perspective on the modernisation of Japan, a story which lies at the heart of his book Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present.
Japan’s rapid emergence as a global power since the 1850s has sparked many cultural anxieties, and fierce debates over what the modern nation should look like. In this fresh and fascinating approach Japan Story zooms in on the resistance by artists, writers and activists whose actions strike at the structures of mainstream Japan, even today.
This event with be followed by a Q&A session and a book signing with Christopher.
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Reserve tickets at this website2018-11-01 2018-11-01 Europe/London Japan Story: In Search of a Nation with Dr Christopher Harding Join cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Dr Christopher Harding as he presents a surprising new perspective on the modernisation of Japan. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/11/01/japan-story-in-search-of-a-nation-with-dr-christopher-harding-184753 Foyles,107 Charing Cross Road,London,London