Samurai in Edo and the Culture of Early Modern Japan
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...
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.
|Artist||Constantine N. Vaporis|
|Organizer||Hellenic American Union, Hellenic Japanese Center, Greek-Japanese Association|
|Venue||Hellenic American Union Auditorium|
|Type||Talk - Presentation|
|Participants||Embassy of Japan in Greece|
|Admission Fee||Admission is free|