Comparative Premodern Studies Workshop: Courts as Contact Zones

Starts:
5:00 pm on Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ends:
7:00 pm on Thursday, November 1, 2012
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/premodern
Two lectures will be presented on the theme of "Courts as Contact Zones." The first will be given by Wiebke Denecke and is entitled, "Catachresis and Comparing the Incomparable: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Perspectives." The second will be by Eugenio Menegon, entitled, "A Clash of Court Cultures: Papal Envoys in Early Eighteenth-Century Beijing."