Education | Nov 04

Time pressure and boredom in Medieval Japan

Time, a seemingly universal dimension, reveals its diverse facets across societies, historical epochs, and cultural contexts. The research project TIMEJ at the University of Zurich presents a fresh perspective on time in Medieval Japan, a concept far from unified.

From the timeless corridors of Zen monasteries to bustling markets and the refined courts, we’ll unravel the diverse ways in which time was perceived, experienced, and negotiated. ...continue reading


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