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February 2021

From “The Sea Bastards” to “Solidarity Beyond Ocean”: Japanese Dockworkers, the Bandung Moment, and the Politics of Scale. A lecture by David Ambaras, Professor of History, NCSU

February 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  This presentation is an entry point into my current research project on how maritime transport and travel contributed to the making of Japan’s modern world. To date, studies of this topic have tended to focus on Japanese shipping, highlighting business strategies and state-led geopolitical initiatives, without really examining shipping as a series of social processes that not only conveyed millions of people, massive amounts of things, and countless ideas from one location to another but also transformed them, generating…

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