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4th AAWH Congress in Osaka, 2019
 Creating World Histories from Asian Perspectives
The Fourth Congress of the Asian Association of World Historians (AAWH) is proudly hosted by Global History Division, the Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives (OTRI), Osaka University & Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University
Presidential Address: Professor Shigeru Akita (AAWH President)
Dates:            5 & 6 January 2019 
Venue:           Osaka University Nakanoshima Center  
                     4-3-53 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka city, Japan
The Fourth AAWH Congress aims to be environmentally friendly. All attendees are invited to download the conference programme.  
The Congress is open to the public. 

Plenary Keynote Speech

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Professor Li Bozhong

(Peking University, China)


The End of the Silk Road? A CRITICAL Reaction to the Hot Discussion of the Concept throughout China


Time & Date: 16:00-17:00 Saturday 5 January 2019

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Professor Aditya Mukherjee

(Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)


The Transformation of the Indian Economy in the Contemporary Period: From the Colonial to the Post-Colonial



Time & Date: 17:00-18:00 Saturday 5 January 2019


Professor Mitani Hiroshi

(Atomi University, Japan)


Japan’s Meiji Revolution in Global History: Searching for some generalizations out of history



Time & Date: 13:30-14:30 Sunday 6 January 2019

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Media Feature and Photo Highlights

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Organising Committee 

Conference Convenor

Professor Shigeru Akita, Osaka University (AAWH President) 


Conference Committee Members

Assistant Professor Yasuko Hassall Kobayashi, Osaka University (AAWH Treasurer)

Professor Sun Laichen, California State University, Fullerton

Mr Tatsuo Inohara, Osaka University

Ms Chie Chikamori, Osaka University 

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