Performance for/from a global city? Kabuki in Tokyo and Abroad

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation


The paper explored contemporary kabuki from the perspective of its contribution to the culture of Japan’s capital city, with its focus on the idea of cities as sites of innovation and innovative thinking. I also looked at how kabuki relates to the urban economy and attempt to evaluate its role in Japan’s cultural diplomacy.

Period8 Oct 2018
Event titleThe 6th Yun Posun Memorial Symposium: Inequality in Global Cities, Seoul in Comparative Perspective
Event typeSymposium
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • kabuki
  • global cities