Yokohama, 1858-60: Reconsidering the Origins of Globalization in Japan
Fri, March 21, 2014 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118
Talk by Dr. Simon Bytheway, Nihon University
Simon Bytheway is an Associate Professor in Financial History at the Business School of Nihon University in Tokyo, where he has worked for over a decade. He is the author of a number of historical studies in both Japanese and English, including the book Nihon Keizai to Gaikoku Shihon (2005) and Investing Japan (forthcoming 2014). Hailing originally from West Australia, Simon holds a BA from Curtin University and took his PhD at Tohoku Gakuin University in Sendai, Japan. He is presently investigating Asian economic development and financial history from the 19th century to the present-day.