When East and West Collided: 150th Anniversary of the Meiji Restoration | University of Oxford

When East and West Collided: 150th Anniversary of the Meiji Restoration

Speaker
With Lesley Downer, Historian and Author
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX12PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£8/£7/£6 Full, Concessions, Members
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The Meiji Restoration was a revolution that transformed Japan from a feudal to a modern society. In this talk, explore the causes and consequences of this shift in a swashbuckling tale of swords, samurai and regime change – including the role of the British.