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Tobunken Seminar “A Reconsideration about the Reasons for the Success of Opium in China in the XIXth Century” / Global History Collaborative, 2nd reseach seminar.

Report

As an event in the series of Tobunken Seminar/Global History Collaborative Seminar, Associate Professor Xaver Paulès at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales gave a talk with the title of ”A Reconsideration about the Reasons for the Success of Opium in China in the XIXth Century” on Friday 12 December 2014.
Professor Paulès explained, in a convincing way, reasons of the success of opium in the XIXth century China from political, economic and social points of view. At the Q&A session after the talk, there were many comments and questions on characteristics of Qing China society, terminology, comparison with Japan and Southeast Asia in global history’s context, etc.


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Speaker: Xavier Paules (EHESS)

Title of the talk: “A Reconsideration about the Reasons for the Success of Opium in China in the XIXth Century”

Date: 15:30-17:00 Friday 12 December

Venue: Meeting Room No.1, 3rd Floor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo

Inquiry: ghc@ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp www.coretocore.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp