Oct 15 2015

Facing History Squarely: The Politics of War Memory in East Asia and Elsewhere

6:00pm
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing
Past Event

Overview

Global Think-in: Facing History Squarely

The Politics of War Memory in East Asia and Elsewhere

Panelists discussed the politics of memory of World War II in this seventieth anniversary year in domestic and geopolitical perspectives. Each panelist made a 7-minute introductory statement, which was then followed by a discussion among the panelists, moderated by Gluck, and finished with some questions from the audience.

  • Narita Ryuichi, Japan Women’s University, on Japan
  • Charles K.  Armstrong, Columbia University, on Korea
  • Bu Ping, Chinese Academy of Social Science, on China
  • Li Zonguan, Museum of the War of Chinese People’s Resistance against Japanese Aggression, on China
  • Jie-hyun Lim, Sogang University, on Poland
  • Valerie Rosoux, Louvain University, on the EU
  • Moderator: Carol Gluck, Columbia University