Leadership, Hereditary Monarchy and Ruling Empires: The Place of the Emperor in World History (Lecture by Prof. Dominic LIEVEN) - Tokyo College

Leadership, Hereditary Monarchy and Ruling Empires: The Place of the Emperor in World History (Lecture by Prof. Dominic LIEVEN)

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2023.01.24 @ 16:00 – 17:30
2023-01-24T16:00:00+09:00
2023-01-24T17:30:00+09:00
Leadership, Hereditary Monarchy and Ruling Empires: The Place of the Emperor in World History (Lecture by Prof. Dominic LIEVEN)

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Date(s) Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 4:00-5:30 pm
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Language English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

This lecture – and the book on which it is based – looks at emperors and emperorship across five millennia and most of the world. It is a collective biography, a study of leadership and of hereditary monarchy as a system of government, and an insight into the huge challenges facing rulers of empire.

Program

Lecture  Prof. Dominic LIEVEN(University of Cambridge)

Comment  Prof. HANEDA Masashi(Director, Tokyo College)

Moderator: Dr. Michael FACIUS(Associate Professor, Tokyo College)

Speaker Profile

Dominic LIEVEN(Professor, University of Cambridge)

Historian of Russian modern history and of empire. A Fellow of the British Academy, and an Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. His publications include Empire: the Russian Empire and its Rivals (2000), and In the Shadow of the Gods: The Emperor in World History (2022).

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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