Lecture - The Reception of Karl Haushofer’s Geopolitical Ideas in Germany & Beyond
- Date: Friday 1 February 2019, 12:30 – 13:30
- Location: University Road, 28
- Cost: Free
A lecture from Professor Christian Spang, Daitō Bunka University, Tokyo, Japan.
Do you appreciate good scholarship about the international history of fascism, intellectual history, or geopolitical alignments prior to and during World War II?
If so, you are invited to attend a lecture from Professor Christian Spang, Daitō Bunka University, Tokyo, Japan: The Reception of Karl Haushofer’s Geopolitical Ideas in Germany & Beyond.
Professor Spang is one of the world’s foremost scholars on the interactions between German and Japanese academia of the 1930s and 1940s, particularly on the writing of Karl Haushofer and the colonies of Imperial Japan.
He is the author of a massive biography and research bibliography of Karl Haushofer, Germany's top scholar of Japan whose career was ultimately entwined with the Third Reich and who committed suicide while in Allied detention in 1946.
For more information contact Dr Robert Winstanley-Chesters
SR B01, 28 University Road
(formerly Geography East)