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Yoshiro Ikeda

Yoshiro IKEDA is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology at the University of Tokyo, and specializes in modern Russian history. Published work includes: ‘Autonomous regions in the Eurasian borderlands as a legacy of the First World War,’ in Shinichiro Tabata, ed., Eurasia’s Regional Powers Compared: China, India, Russia (London and New York: Routledge, 2015); ‘The Notion of Obshchestvennost’ during the First World War,’ in Yasuhiro Matsui, ed., Obshchestvennost’ and Civic Agency in Late Imperial and Soviet Russia: Interface between State and Society (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); ‘The homeland’s bountiful nature heals wounded soldiers: Nation building and Russian health resorts during the First World War,’ in Adele Lindenmeyr et al., eds., Russia’s Home Front in War and Revolution, 1914-1922. Book 2. The Experience of War and Revolution (Bloomington: Slavica, 2016); ‘From the Meiji Emperor’s Funeral to the Taisho Emperor’s Coronation: Reporting the Japanese Imperial System in the Russian Press,’ in Kimitaka Matsuzato, ed., Russia and its Northeast Asian Neighbors: China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945 (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017); ‘Time and the Comintern: Rethinking the Cultural Impact of the Russian Revolution on Japanese Intellectuals,’ in Christopher Balme et al. eds., Culture and Legacy of the Russian Revolution: Rhetoric and Performance – Religious Semantics – Impact on Asia (Berlin: Frank and Timme: 2020).

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