The Nanjing Massacre: 75 Years On

On Dec. 13, 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army entered Nanjing, the former capital of the Republic of China. In the six weeks that followed, thousands of civilians and soldiers died, their bodies found later in mass graves around the city. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing atrocity. On Nov.16 and 17, the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives and the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies are holding a symposium on the Nanjing massacre. The symposium will look at the events of 75 years ago, and examine what they mean today for China, Japan, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region. Details and a full schedule:

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Keywords: China, war

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