M. Antoni Ucerler, S.J.

Murat Antoni John Ucerler, S.J.

Director, Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History; Associate Professor

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Biography

M. Antoni J. Ucerler, S.J. is the Director and Associate Professor at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History. He is also Fellow of East Asian Studies at Campion Hall, at the University of Oxford. He teaches courses in both early modern Japanese and global history, including topics in East Asian and European thought. His main research and teaching interests include topics in Japanese samurai history, the era of European maritime empires and expansion into Asia (15th-18th centuries), and the history of Christianity in Japan and China.

Research Areas

  • Japanese samurai history
  • The era of European maritime empires and expansion into Asia (15th-18th centuries)
  • The history of Christianity in Japan and China

Appointments

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