Landscapes for Authoritarianism: Japan, China, India, and Beyond

When and Where

Thursday, December 03, 2020 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Online Event


Richard Reitan, Kajri Jain, Yi Gu, Tong Lam


How do ideas of forestry, rural life, nature, and environment contribute to the rise of fascism and authoritarian rule? In this timely conversation, a group of historians and visual scholars will draw on specific cases from early twentieth-century Japan to contemporary China and India to examine the relationship between aesthetics, politics, and temporality.

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Contact Information


Dr. David Chu Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, Asian Institute