Asian Studies research seminar: Citizenship and property in Myanmar // Religious legislation in Japan
Title: "Citizenship, Property, and Belonging in Yangon, Myanmar"
Elizabeth Rhoads is a postdoctoral fellow in Human Rights in Southeast Asian at the Department of History, Lund University. Elizabeth's expertise is in human rights law, legal history, and legal anthropology with a particular focus on citizenship, land and property in Myanmar. She has also conducted research on women's political participation, memory and transitional justice in Bali, Indonesia. At the seminar she will present an overview of her current postdoctoral project. More about Elizabeth Rhoads' research can be found here: https://www.ace.lu.se/elizabeth-rhoads
Title: "Legislating religion in postwar Japan"
Ernils Larsson is a visiting research fellow at the Center for East and Southeast Asian studies, Department of history, Lund university. Ernils holds a Phd in History of religion from Uppsala university. In his thesis, Rituals of a Secular Nation: Shinto Normativity and the Separation of Religion and State in Postwar Japan, he critically examines how the concepts of religion and Shinto have been argued in Japanese courts of law.
N.B. The seminar will be held online using Zoom. Register by sending an email to karin [dot] zackari [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se