MAM Art Course 08
No. 4 "21st Century International Society and the Future of Japan"
Japanese-English simultaneous translation available
In the globalized 21st century, our political, economic and cultural relations are typically balanced in a state of international tension. Reflected in artistic expression at multiple levels, social context could be a key to understanding works of art. In this lecture, we would like to share the thoughts about Japan's standpoint in Asia and the wider world from political scientist, Kang's point of view.
- Date & Time
- 19:00-21:00, November 2 [Sun], 2008
- Kang Sang-jung (Political Scientist, Professor, University of Tokyo)
- Mori Art Museum, Academyhills
- Corporate Sponsor
- UBS Group
- Kang Sang-jung Profile
- Born in 1950, in Kumamoto. He obtained his Master's degree in political science at Waseda University. After continuing his studies at Erlangen University, former West Germany, and serving as professor at the International Christian University in Tokyo, he joined the University of Tokyo. He specializes in politics and the history of political thought. He has numerous books in Japanese including Makkusu Weba to Kindai [Max Weber and Modernity](2003) and Zainichi [Resident Koreans](2004).