Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ASS14001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 平和学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Peace Studies
カワノ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur5-8:IAS K302
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Discussion, audiovisual materials 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sociology
Eligible Students  
Keywords Peace, Atomic-bomb afflictions, Nuclear damages 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class expects you to understand the nuclear damagaes including Hiroshima/Nagasaki, Fukushima, Chernobyl and to think about "what is Peace?" through these issues. Discussion is the most important in this class. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction of this lecture. The significance of thinking about "peace" 10/8
(Outline of the class. Introduction of Peace Studies. Lecture about history of Peace Studies)
lesson2 What is "peace"?
(Take up the difference of lifeexpectancy in develpoing & developed countries as an example of Structual Violence in Peace Studies) 10/8
lesson3 Group discussion about Structual Violence(1) 10/15
lesson4 Group discussion about Structual Violence(2) 10/15
lesson5 We think of Fukushima:case of Iitate village (1) 10/22
lesson6 We think of Fukushima: case of Iitate Village (2) 10/22
lesson7 Nuclear Power Plants & Nuclear Accidents 10/29
lesson8 Group discussion about "what can Fukushima do?" "Pros & Cons of nuclear usage" "Risks of radiation" 10/29
lesson9 Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction (1) 11/5
lesson10 Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction (2) 11/5
lesson11 Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction (3) 11/12
lesson12 The Physical, Medical and Social damages on the Atomic-bomb Survivors. 11/12
lesson13 Presentation and Disussion 11/19
lesson14 Presentation and Disussion 11/19
lesson15 Presentation and Disussion 11/26 
I will prepare the handout 
PC or AV used in
Mainly power points 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are expected to think about "peace" through the issues of nuclear damages  
Requirements Only students those who want to join the discussions can take this course.  
Grading Method Presentation  (2 times) (50%) and Discussion (50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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