Mahon Murphy is a JSPS Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University. Mahon’s PhD, received from the LSE, focused on Britain’s takeover of Germany’s overseas colonies during the First World War and the internment of Germans from these extra-European theatres. His thesis was awarded the Annual Thesis Prize of the German Historical Institute London 2015. He is currently working on Japanese attitudes towards peace and internationalism during the period 1912-24. Mahon’s first book Colonial Captivity during the First World War: Internment and the Fall of the German Empire, 1914-19 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) is available now.
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