Diplomatic relations between Estonia and Japan between two World Wars

Diplomatic relations between Estonia and Japan between two World Wars

When? 20th of September at 18:00
Where? Domus Dorpatensis (Raekoja plats 1)
Fee? Free!
In Estonian
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Japan recognized Estonia de jure as a separate country in 1921 and was one of the last countries to close its diplomatic presence in Tallinn in the evening before the start of the Second World War. How did the relationship between these countries develop during those years and who was the Estonian honorary consul Alfred Ruthe?

Ene Selart is a scientist at the Institute of Journalism and Communication at the Tartu University. Her research field is Estonian journalism history, including how Japan has been publicised in Estonian newspapers. She teaches a Japanese History course at the Asian Studies Center in the university. She has studied International Relations in the Tsukuba and Tsuda universities in Japan.