Nation, Culture and Civilisation: Talking about and beyond ‘the West’ (1860-1940)
June 3, 2016

Venue: University of St Andrews – New Seminar Room, St John’s House, South Street

9:00-12:00  Chair: Konrad Lawson (St Andrews)

Riccardo Bavaj (St Andrews) – Martina Steber (Konstanz/Munich) 

Neither West nor Rest. Changing Concepts of Civilization in Japan, 1860-1940
Daniel Hedinger (Munich)

Environments of “The West” in Chinese Travel Diaries and Photo Albums during the 1920s and 1930s
Shirley Ye (Birmingham)

Occidentalism – Images of the West and Western Civilisation in Korea
Eun-Jeung Lee (Berlin)

12:00-13:30: Lunch

13:30-15:00  Chair: Ali Ansari (St Andrews)

Muslims in interwar Europe: A Transcultural Historical Perspective
Umar Ryad (Utrecht)

The requisites of civilization? Satirical critiques of “the West” in the later Ottoman Empire
Michael Talbot (Greenwich)

15:00-15:30: Coffee

15:30-16:30  Chair: Magnus Brechtken (Munich)

Georgios Varouxakis (Queen Mary University of London)

Concluding discussion