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“A Japan that Cannot Say Sorry?”
Moderator: Matthias Kroß
Franziska Seraphim is Associate Professor of History at Boston College, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on modern and contemporary Japanese history, historical memory, and comparative history. She holds a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. Apart from articles on memory and war crimes trials in English and German academic journals, her main publication is War Memory and Social Politics in Japan, 1945–2005 (Harvard, 2006). She has held research fellowships from the Japan Foundation and Social Science Research Council among others. Her current work is a social history of Allied war crimes trials in Japan and Germany between the years 1948 and 1958.