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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 078, Dr. Taka Oshikiri (University of the West Indies-Mona) Oshikiri, Taka; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Oshikiri describes changes to the cultural significance of tea ceremony from the Tokugawa Period into the Meiji Period. We discuss the practice of tea ceremony in the Tokugawa period, the embracing of tea ceremony after the Restoration in the context of invented traditions and new social organizations in the Meiji Period, as well as the promotion of tea ceremony as a Japanese art form at international expositions to stimulate tea exports.

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