Shōwa Japan (1926-1989)

Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

To mark Japanese National Culture Day (Bunka no Hi), learn more from Dr. Jacob Kovalio about the history and culture during the tumultuous Shōwa era (1926-1989), the period of Japanese history that coincides with the exhibition Hanran: 20th-Century Japanese Photography.

An Associate Professor of History at Carleton University, Dr. Kovalio's expertise covers modern Japanese political and cultural history, including nationalism and international relations. He has been conducting research on Japan since 1974 and has taught Japanese and Asian History at Carleton University since 1987, where he received three teaching awards. Dr. Kovalio is also the recipient of a Foreign Minister of Japan’s Commendation for the promotion of the study of Japan in Canada.

In English. Simultaneous French interpretation made available by request to [email protected] before October 27, 2019.

Free admission. Seats in the Auditorium will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Organised in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Canada.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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From emerging talent to historical archives and established artists, the Canadian Photography Institute is the place to see and study photography in all its forms.




Avec ses nouveaux talents, ses archives historiques et ses artistes renommés, l’Institut canadien de la photographie est l’endroit idéal pour admirer et étudier la photographie sous toutes ses formes.