Global Queenship: Meiji Empresses and Korean Queens

Tudors Dynasty

In today’s episode, Dr. Johanna Strong is joined by Dr Alison Miller and Dr Alban Schmid. Alison is an associate professor of Art History and the Chair of Asian Studies at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and has published widely on Meiji Japan. She is the recipient of several distinguished fellowships, including being a Fulbright Fellow and an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral fellow. Alban finished his PhD in 2022, examining the constitutional framework of the Korean Kingdom and its institutional links to the Chinese Empire. Alison and Alban join me today to discuss Meiji empresses and Korean queen dowagers.