The 1964 Games proclaimed a new Japan

Back in 1964, there was “a sense of Japan in motion and a sense of a country with a future,” said Nagahara, MIT professor of history. Now, it’s “a country that has lost confidence and a country whose political elites feel very intensely that loss of confidence.”

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Posted August 6, 2021

Going for the Green and the Gold

The undergraduates of 21H.187, US Environmental Governance: From National Parks to the Green New Deal, took on podcast assignments to tackle pressing issues in the present with much longer histories.

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Posted May 24, 2021