Past Event

The Geography of Injustice: East Asia’s Battle between Memory and History

September 21, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th Street, Room 918, New York, NY 10027

Speaker: Barak Kushner, Professor of East Asian History, Co-Chair of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

Moderator: Sarah Kovner, Senior Research Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, WEAI, Columbia University

Professor Barak Kushner will speak on his forthcoming book The Geography of Injustice: East Asia's Battle between Memory and History (Cornell 2024), which argues that the postwar war crimes tribunals in East Asia have created a long-lasting legacy reaching into the present.

This event is hosted by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and co-sponsored by the China and World Program.

Registration: To attend this event in-personplease register HERE

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Julie Kwan