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Henry Dyer: A Scot in Japan as ‘OYATOI’

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Henry Dyer: A Scot in Japan as ‘OYATOI’

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Free
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Dates and times

Wednesday 26 September 2018
6:00PM - 7:00PM

Chie Ishii-McGuinness, Open Studies Tutor at the University of Glasgow will tell the story of Henry Dyer, a great Scottish engineer from Glasgow, who spent 10 years in Japan in the 19th century. He was one of many ‘OYATOI’ westerners at that time who were employed by the Japanese government. This talk will focus on who were the ‘OYATOI’ westerners and how they contributed to modernising Japan in the 19th century.

Wednesday 26 September

6.00–7.00pm

The Mitchell Library

Moir Dyer Room

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

Open today 9:00am - 5:00pm

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