April 2012 Dr Seija Jalagin

On behalf of the department of Languages and Literatures, the Critical Religion Research Group is delighted to be welcoming Seija Jalagin, University of Oulu, to the University of Stirling.

Dr Jalagin is Senior Lecturer in General History and Japanese Studies, having published widely on the study of Finnish missions to Japan.  She continues to work on Japan, and is also now pursuing the study of Finnish missions to Jews in Jerusalem.  She is one of the co-editors of the CLIOH-World research project’s book World and Global History – Research and Teaching, available as a download here.

She will be speaking on 16. April at 15:00 in Pathfoot E26, on ‘A Transnational Love-story: Contesting Gender and Ethnicity in Finnish Mission to Early 20th-Century Japan’ – all Stirling staff and postgraduate students are most welcome.  Enquiries should be directed to Michael Marten in the first instance.

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