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Monday 1 February 2021

Talk Video - British Engagement with Japan, 1854-1922 - with Antony Best

Talk Video - British Engagement with Japan, 1854-1922 - with Antony Best

In this lecture talk on Monday 18 January 2021, Antony Best provided an overview of the trajectory of Britain’s relations with Japan since their modern opening in 1854 until the end of the alliance in 1922. In particular, he explained why in 1902 it proved possible for the British government to sign an alliance with Japan.

The video of this talk is now available on the Japan Society YouTube channel.