Prof. Smethurst will give a lecture on Takahashi Korekiyo at I-Hounse on June 20th

June 14, 2008 at 11:20 am Leave a comment

Entitled “the Historical Legacy of Takahashi Korekiyo (高橋是清): A Liberal Visionary in the Early 20th Century”(日本語タイトル:高橋是清:「日本のケインズ」と呼ばれた 偉大なリベラリスト), Professor Richard Smethurst of the University of Pittsburgh will give a lecture at the International House of Japan (I-House) at Roppongi on Friday, June 20th.

Professor Smethurst is a historian who focus on Japanese economic history and he has studied 15 years on Takahashi Korekiyo. He published From Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi Korekiyo, Japan’s Keynes from Harvard University Press last year and 東洋経済新報社will publish Japanese translation this year.

Seats are limited. Please call I-House at 03-3470-3211 for reservation.

Date & Time: Friday, June 20, 7:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan
Admission: 1,500 yen (Students: 1,000 yen / I-House Members: Free)
Language: English / Japanese (simultaneous interpretation provided)
Address: International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo 106-0032 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3470-3211 Fax: +81-3470-3170

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