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Trinity in Japan: Professor Mikael Adolphson
December 16, 2021 at 10:00 to 11:15 GMT
Mickael Adolphson has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion, on “Japan’s Medieval Economic Miracle”
- 19:00 Japan time (10am London/Cambridge)- starts
- 19:15 – 20:15 (Japan time) Mickael Adolphson
- 20:15 – (Japan time) follow-on discussions
Prior registration required until Wednesday 15 December 2021. Anonymous registrations are not accepted, please introduce yourself briefly when you register.
Mikael Adolphson is Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies at Cambridge University, where Mikael has also created the “Japan and the World” program, and many other initiatives.
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies:
Mikael is Fellow and Director of Studies at Trinity College.
Currently, in parallel to his positions at Cambridge University and Trinity, Mikael is Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala, Sweden, where Mikael is pursuing research on the development of coins and monetised economies comparing medieval Scandinavia and medieval Japan. See:
- The Teeth and Claws of the Buddha: Monastic Warriors and Sohei in Japanese History
- The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan
- Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory
- Heian Japan, Centers and Peripheries