“Globalisation, Empires, and the Making of the Modern World” Lecture by Prof. A. G. Hopkins - Tokyo College

“Globalisation, Empires, and the Making of the Modern World” Lecture by Prof. A. G. Hopkins

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2022.05.13 @ 15:00 – 16:30
2022-05-13T15:00:00+09:00
2022-05-13T16:30:00+09:00
"Globalisation, Empires, and the Making of the Modern World" Lecture by Prof. A. G. Hopkins

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Lecture
Date(s) Friday, 13 May 2022, 15:00-16:30 (Doors open: 14:40)
Venue

Tetsumon Memorial Hall, Faculty of Medicine Experimental Research Bldg. (University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus)

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100 seats (first-come-first-served basis)

Registration Pre-registration required (100 seats-First-come-first-served)
Language English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

This talk describes three phases of globalisation that have occupied the last five centuries and their role in making the world we know today. The first two phases were associated with the rise of Western empires, which integrated large parts of the world through a process of compulsory globalisation. The third phase, which began after 1945, brought empires to an end and produced the current world order – and disorder.

Program

Lecture:A. G. Hopkins教授

 

Commentators:Michael FACIUS (東京カレッジ 准教授)

TSAI Hung Yin (東京カレッジ ポストドクトラル・フェロー)

Speaker Profile

Antony “Tony” Gerald Hopkins is Emeritus Smuts Professor of Commonwealth History at Cambridge and a fellow of the British Academy. He has written extensively on African history, imperial history, and globalization. His publications include: An Economic History of West Africa (1973), Globalization in World History (2001), Global History: Interactions between the Universal and the Local (2006), and American Empire: A Global History (2018).

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