Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Global Studies
Lecture Code ARC01201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Peace and Coexistence I (平和共生論 I)
Subject Name
ヘイワキョウセイロン I
Subject Name in
Peace and Coexistence I
カタヤナギ マリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues3-4:IDEC 201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, discussion and presentation
Class type: Online by Microsoft Teamsl
Tools to be used: Bb9 (materials and notices) & Teams (lessons)
Starting date: 21 April
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students Undergraduate grade 2 and above
Keywords Peace, Security, United Nations, Norms, Human Rights, SDG_05, SDG_10, SDG_16 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This course is one of the core subjects of the IGS. 
Criterion referenced
Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information in individual academic disciplines.
・The ability to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, deliver presentations at seminars or research meetings, and explain it in an easy way so that people in different cultures and areas of specialization understand. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims at learning various consequences of violent conflicts and what have been done by the international community to address such conflicts and their consequences. The international community has carried out a wide ragne of activities including norm creation, humanitarian assistance, peacekeepinga and peacebuilding. Each class deals with a different theme and there will be a combination of lecture and discussion. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction - concept of peace and conflict
lesson2 UN Charter and peacekeeping
lesson3 Human rights, conflict and peace
lesson4 Violence against women in conflict
lesson5 Genocide
lesson6 Refugees
lesson7 Humanitarin assistance, post-conflict reconstruction and development assistance
lesson8 How to make the world more peaceful

An examination will be held at the end of the term. 
No text is specified for this course and reading materials will be instructed for each lesson in advance. 
PC or AV used in
Specified reading materials, handout, PPT 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is compulsory to read the specified materials before the lesson. Review the lesson and make your knowledge solid and at the same time deepen your thoughts. 
Requirements Many questions will be asked during the lessons and your active participation in discussion is required. It is strongly recommended that you also register for Peace and Coexistence II.
Please note that unless you register for this course, you will not receive the information necessary to participate in the online classes. CHECK Bb9 TO PARTICIPATE! 
Grading Method Contribution to class and term-end exam 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it The lecturer has experiences in a UN peacekeeping operation as well as peacebuilding in an international organisation. On topics related to peacekeeping and peacebuilding, my comments will include the perspectives of a practitioner. 
Message Since many things need to be learned in a limited number of lessons, you are required to study both before and after the lessons. This will make your acquired knowledge solid. 
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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