REPORT

The 14th GJS Lecture Series "When Honesty Ceased to be the Best Policy: Foundation of Political Rhetoric of Meiji Japan"

Report

The 14th GJS lecture was held at IASA on Octover 6th, 2016. Professor Iokibe Kaoru delivered a lecture about Japanese people\'s perception about politics and its transformation from Meiji to today, focusing on its reflection in journalism such as political satire and the dispute over election reform, and shed light to Japan\'s ideocyncratic political culture.

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Title:
When Honesty Ceased to be the Best Policy: Foundation of Political Rhetoric of Meiji Japan

Speaker: Iokibe Kaoru (Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, The Universiry of Tokyo)

Date and time: Octover 6 (Thur.), 4:00-6:00PM

Venue: Main Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo

Language: English

Organizer: The Global Japan Studies Network (GJS)

Co-organizer: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo

Contact: gjs[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp