Gender: The Transnational Redress Movement –
Join us, as Lin Li discusses the politics of historical memory around Comfort Women in East Asia. Learn how their efforts have always crossed national boundaries, flummoxing ideas like national tragedy and memory.
Gender: The Muslim Matriarchies of India –
Join us, as Madihah Akhter shares fascinating stories about the Begum of Bhopal, a powerful female sultan of one of India’s princely states. As Indians across the British Empire imagined an independent India, the Begum offered a vision that prioritized Islamic femininity and princely power.
Gender: The Largest Category of Human Experience –
Join us, as professor Ayako Kano discusses gender, family, labor, and the current Abe administration’s policies in Japan. Learn how activism and policy-making related to gender strike at the heart of a society’s culture and politics.
Political Violence: A Strategy of Resistance –
Join us, as professor William Marotti defines “political violence” for us and explains why political groups – such as the Japanese New Left in the late 1960s – chose to use violence as a tactic of political protest and activism.