History and Heritage in East Asia

This cluster brings together people in SEAS and beyond who work with the past and its contemporary engagements across East Asia.

Japan History

About the cluster

The History and Heritage in East Asia (HHEA) cluster includes historians of China, Japan, Korea and the wider East Asian region from SEAS and across the university, as well as those working with how the past is understood, contested and engaged with. Members of the cluster approach these questions through a number of disciplinary frameworks, including history, critical heritage studies, cultural studies, visual arts, cinema studies, musicology, international relations and more. 

Members from within SEAS:

Anna Vittinghoff

External members:

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