Sheldon Garon is the Nissan Professor of History and East Asian Studies at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1982. A specialist in modern Japanese history, he also writes transnational or global history that spotlights the flow of ideas and institutions between Europe, Asia, and the United States. His latest contribution is “Transnational History and Japan’s ‘Comparative Advantage,’” (Winter 2017). His book, Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves (2012), is a global history of saving and spending money. It has received international attention from media, central banks, museums, and policy and nonprofit organizations. He is currently writing a transnational history of “home fronts” in Japan, Germany, and Britain in World War II.
12.07.2018 | 12:00
Neubau "Holzlaube", Room 2.2051