Samurai in Edo and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Feb 26, 2008

Lecture by the Greek-American Japan scholar Constantine N. Vaporis. In cooperation with the Hellenic Japanese Center, the Greek-Japanese Association and with the support of the Embassy of Japan in Greece...

Samurai in Edo

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis is one of the leading Japanologists in America. He is an Associate Professor of History and Graduate Program Director in the History Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). In his lecture, Professor Vaporis uses brush-written diaries, official documentation, woodblock prints and scrolls to examine the experience of the samurai who accompanied their lords to Edo and their role as carriers of culture. Professor Stylianos Papalexandropoulos, University of Athens, introduces Professor Vaporis to the audience.

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Artist Constantine N. Vaporis
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Hellenic Japanese Center, Greek-Japanese Association
Venue Hellenic American Union Auditorium
Start Date 26/02/2008
End Date 26/02/2008
Starting Time 20:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Embassy of Japan in Greece
Languages: EN
Interpretation Provided: Yes
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2009/03/09 - 16:53:29

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