Historian/art historian of Japan & Ryukyu. 東大史料編纂所特任研究員 (Postdoc, UTokyo)。
Welcome back to our coverage of the fire at Shuri castle in Okinawa in 2019. Dr. Travs Seifman continues his discussion of the fire, its implications, and its impact on Okinawa. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?  Use our link: http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=samurai-20 Support this podcast: Samurai Archives Shop (T-Shirts, etc) http://www.cafepress.com/samuraiarchives Contact Us: Twitter @SamuraiArchives https://twitter.com/#!/samuraiarchives Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Samurai-Archives/104533213984 FB Podcast Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives Podcast on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives podcast blog: http://www.samuraipodcast.com Samurai Archives Forum: http://www.japanhistoryforum.com Patreon Special Thanks: Luis, Cody Makua Burks, Marty Brennan, Kelsey, Patrick Stewart, Joshua Badgley, and Dennis McDaniel!
In late 2019, Shuri Castle in Okinawa burned down in a fire.  Multiple buildings were burned, as well as a whole host of irreplaceable cultural artifacts.  Dr. Travis Seifman talks about the history of the castle, what was lost, and what the castle means to the Okinawans. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?  Use our link: http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=samurai-20 Support this podcast: Samurai Archives Shop (T-Shirts, etc) http://www.cafepress.com/samuraiarchives Contact Us: Twitter @SamuraiArchives https://twitter.com/#!/samuraiarchives Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Samurai-Archives/104533213984 FB Podcast Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives Podcast on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives podcast blog: http://www.samuraipodcast.com Samurai Archives Forum: http://www.japanhistoryforum.com Patreon Special Thanks: Luis, Cody Makua Burks, Marty Brennan, Kelsey, Patrick Stewart, Joshua Badgley, and Dennis McDaniel!
In this episode, Dr. Travis Seifman (University of Tokyo) discusses the catastrophic destruction of Shuri Castle in Okinawa and the devastating impact of the loss of hundreds of cultural artifacts, along with plans to reconstruct the castle and the unexpected benefits of restoring and replacing lost traditional Okinawan arts and crafts.
This episode, Marky Star, Dr. Travis Seifman, and I continue our discussion of travel and tourism in premodern Japan. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?  Use our link: http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=samurai-20 Support this podcast: Samurai Archives Shop (T-Shirts, etc) http://www.cafepress.com/samuraiarchives Contact Us: Twitter @SamuraiArchives https://twitter.com/#!/samuraiarchives Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Samurai-Archives/104533213984 FB Podcast Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives Podcast on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/samuraipodcast/ Samurai Archives podcast blog: http://www.samuraipodcast.com Samurai Archives Forum: http://www.japanhistoryforum.com Patreon Special Thanks: Luis, Cody Makua Burks, Marty Brennan, Kelsey, Patrick Stewart, and Joshua Badgley
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Location
Tokyo, 東京都, Japan
Episode Count
32
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
22 hours, 44 minutes