Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Professor Cassel's lecture is based on his 2011 book "Grounds of Judgement: Extraterritoriality in 19th-Century China and Japan." Cassel is associate professor of history and director of Graduate Studies, LSA International Institute at the University of Michigan. He is strongly committed to multi-lingual and multi-archival research and is especially interested in historical problems where international relations, jurisprudence, institutional history and linguistics intersect. His fields of study include Late Imperial and Modern China, Sino-Japanese relations, treaty ports of East Asia, and the legal, political and institutional history of China.
Submitted by Law School News on March 6, 2019
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