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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Two-day Conference: 400th Anniversary of the Death of the first Tokugawa Shogun: The Life and Legacy of Tokugawa Ieyasu.

8th June 2016, 09:00, Senate Suite, University College, Durham University

The creation of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603-1868) is self-evidently one of the key turning points in Japanese history, and 2016 marks 400 years since the death of its founder, the first shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu. To mark this importan t anniversary, this conference will bring together experts on Japanese history, religion, and material culture to commemorate, explain, and explore Ieyasu’s career and legacy.

https://www.dur.ac.uk/mlac/japanese/tokugawa/

Contact rebekah.clements@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.