Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code 8E000601 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name Hiroshimaから世界平和を考える
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ヒロシマカラセカイヘイワヲカンガエル
Subject Name in
English
World Peace and HIROSHIMA
Instructor TOMOTSUGU SHINSUKE,KOMIYAMA MICHIO,NAKATSUBO TAKAYUKI,YAMANE TATSUO,KAWAI KOUICHIROU
Instructor
(Katakana)
トモツグ シンスケ,コミヤマ ミチオ,ナカツボ タカユキ,ヤマネ タツオ,カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds9-10:IAS L102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture with supplemental materials (e.g. Handout and PPT slide) 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 21 : Peace Education
Eligible Students Master's Course
Keywords Atomic Bomb, Structural Violence, Positive Peace, Peacebuilding, Sustainable Development
 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Located in Hiroshima, where the whole population suffered the Atomic Bombing, Hiroshima University puts up the banner of spirit of seeking peace. The objectives of this course are to review the damages of atomic bombing that have shaped the current HIROSHIMA’s identity, and to seek for the way in which we should achieve universal and eternal peace, referring to HIROSHIMA as the starting point. As such, this course deals with the issues of poverty, famine, refugee, environment, and conflicts around the globe, and examines how the ideal peace should be, recognizing to the difference between ideal and real society. 
Class Schedule lesson1(Oct.2): Overview: Hiroshima and Peace (Tomotsugu)
lesson2(Oct.9): History of Hiroshima: Society and Culture in Pre-WWII Hiroshima (Komiyama)
lesson3(Oct.23): Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima University: History of University's Committoment toward Peace (Komiyama)
lesson4(Oct.30): The Challenges of Poverty, Starvation and Food Production in the Developing Countries (Kawai)
lesson5(Nov.6): Current Situations and Solutions of Global Warming, Environment Destruction, and Depletion of Natural Resurces (Nakatsubo)
lesson6(Nov.13): Traits of Regional Conflicts in the Modern Era and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding (Yamane)
lesson7(Nov.20): Nuclear and International Politics (Tomotsugu)
lesson8(Nov.27): Considerations for the Peace of Hiroshima and the Global Society (Tomotsugu) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
There is no textbook. Instructors will distribute handouts when necessary.  
Reference books may be introduced in class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Power Point Slide, PC, VCR, etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Review the contents of each session carefully. Pay attention to related ongoing issues.
Participants are recommended to read the books and/or articles introduced by instructors during class. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Grades will be awarded on the basis of regular attendance, class participation (30%) and a report (70%). 
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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