Dr Andrew Cobbing

Dr Andrew Cobbing 
School of Humanities
Department of History 
+44 (0) 115 951 5946 , +44 (0) 7849 922 828 

Expertise summary

Cultural and international history of 19th-century Japan. Japan's cultural encounter with the West. Japanese source material from diaries to published works. Iwakura Embassy, which helped to shape state policy in Japan's drive for modernisation.

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Media credentials

Documentaries for Japanese and Korean TV companies, including NHK. BBC News and Radio 4's In Our Time.. Consultancies for magazines and art projects, including Mike Leigh's Topsy Turvy (2000).



Areas of expertise

Media Relations - External Relations

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