Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

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Political Economy of Asia's Monetary and Financial Landscape

The main objective of this one-day workshop is to discuss fundamental dynamics and new developments of monetary and financial relations between Japan and...

Morgan Pitelka - The Material Culture of Religious Practice in Late Medieval Castle Towns

After the Onin War (1467-1477) ravaged the capital city of Kyoto and destabilized the Ashikaga Shogunate, provincial cities became increasingly significant...

3/30 4:15pm
Film Screening of "Journey with the Gods: The Rebuilding of Ise Jingu Shrine" and Q/A with Actress Kirin Kiki

Veteran actress Kirin Kiki, who won the Best Actress Award at the 30th Nantes Festival of the Three Continents for Still Walking, embarks on her first...

4/14 7pm
Barak Kushner - History as a Weapon in Postwar East Asia: War Crimes, Trials and the Elusive Search for Justice

What is justice and what is reconciliation? Reconciliation, like justice, never exists in a vacuum and rarely exists as a goal on its own; it is inherently...

4/16 4pm
Japanese American WWII Incarceration: Two Documentaries with Film Director Janice Tanaka

Film screening and Q&A with Film Director Janice Tanaka. JANICE TANAKA brings thirty years of filmmaking experience in the Asian American community as a...

4/23 2pm

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