Leadership, Hereditary Monarchy and Ruling Empires: The Place of the Emperor in World History (Lecture by Prof. Dominic LIEVEN)
|Date(s)||Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 4:00-5:30 pm|
|Language||English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)|
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.
Lecture Prof. Dominic LIEVEN（University of Cambridge）
Comment Prof. HANEDA Masashi（Director, Tokyo College）
Moderator: Dr. Michael FACIUS（Associate Professor, Tokyo College）
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|