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Japanese Studies


The History of Meiji and the Japanese Empire

Time and Location

October 16, 9pm ET (October 17, 10am JST)


Dr. Alexis Dudden, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, will deliver an introductory webinar on The History of Meiji and the Japanese Empire, discussing the highlights of this pivotal era.

Questions are encouraged during the live event. Register here Meeting Registration – Zoom

Dr. Alexis Dudden is a Professor of History at the Department of History at the University of Connecticut. She received her BA from Columbia University in 1991 and her PhD in history from the University of Chicago in 1998. She is currently writing a book, The Opening and Closing of Japan, 1850-2020, about Japan’s territorial disputes and the changing meaning of islands in international law. Dr. Dudden was previously a visiting Fulbright US-ROK Alliance Professor at Yonsei University in South Korea, and a visiting Faculty Fellow at Princeton University.

This event will be recorded and archived on YCAPS’ YouTube channel Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies – YouTube

For more information visit at:
Series webpage Know Japan – YCAPS

This event is supported through the Salary Assistance Grant for U.S.-Japan Community Grassroots Exchange Program

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