Between Russia and Japan: How Russian Turkic immigrants helped Japan to make the ‘Islamic image'

WhenOctober 14, 2019 05:00 PM
WhereFranke Institute for the Humanities
Contact InformationCenter for East Asian Studies (CEAS)
DescriptionLarisa R. Usmanova, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Oriental Philosophy at the Russian State Institute for Humanities in Moscow. She is also a Senior Researcher at the Mardjani Institute of History at the Academy of Sciences in the Republic of Tatarstan. She will present a paper on the history of Turkic-speaking emigrees to Japan in the early 20th century, their integration into the Japanese Imperial project, and the relationship this created between Japan and the larger world of Islam.

This event is sponsored by the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Departments of Comparative Literature & Slavic Languages and Literature, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Lectures, International
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