Presentation: The State of Memory Studies in Japan
13 November 2016, Goethe University Frankfurt
On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, Prof. Jun Yamana (Kyoto University) visited the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform (FMSP) and gave a talk titled “Gedächtnis-Forschung in Japan heute: Einige Bemerkungen [Memory Studies in Japan Today: Some Observations]”. In his talk, Prof. Jun Yamana focused on three subjects – the ‘memory boom’ in Japan, the keyword ‘catastrophe’ for memory studies in Japan and his specific contribution of memory pedagogy in relation to catastrophes. He gave an important and broad overview of the state of the field in Japan with in-depth knowledge of its relation to pedagogy.
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