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TCAS Public Evening Lecture

Monday, 6 November 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm

TCAS Public Evening Lecture

TCAS Public Evening Lecture "From 'Far East' to 'East Asia' in Global English Academic and Societal Discourse". Monday 6 November, 2017, 6.30pm, Neill Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub. This talk explores the transnational genealogy of the idea/l of 'East Asia' and the 'Far East'. Dr Kenn Nakata Steffensen is an Irish Research Council Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow at the School of Philosophy, University College Dublin.

Biography
Kenn Nakata Steffensen is an IRC Marie Sklodowska Curie COFUND fellow in Philosophy at University College Dublin. His research focuses on political thought in modern Japan, mostly as this relates Kyoto School philosophy. Another interest is the politics of language and translation with reference to philosophy, Denmark, Japan, and the Spanish and English-speaking worlds. He studied politics, anthropology and philosophy at University of Copenhagen, University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, and University College Cork. He has held research and teaching positions at Winchester, Nottingham, Roehampton, University College Cork, Temple University Japan, and the University of Tokyo.

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Centre
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Event Type: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free

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