Kemp’s steps retraced

As written in previous posts, the Chapel was donated to Somerville by a former student, Emily Georgiana Kemp.Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Professor of Japanese History at the Australian National University, retraced one of Kemp’s pioneering trips to Asia a century after Kemp. She documents this in her book To the Diamond Mountains: a Hundred Year Journey through China and Korea, 1910 – 2010. The following link is to an article that describes Professor Morris-Suzuki’s fascinating journey in Kemp’s footsteps .

This link is to a youtube video also describing Professor Morris-Suzuki’s trip.


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