Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11032001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 広島の歴史と国際社会
Subject Name
Subject Name in
The history of Hiroshima and the international society
コミヤマ ミチオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, discussion, presentation by students, fieldwork 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students  
Keywords Peace, History, International Society, Hiroshima, Hiroshima University 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Peace Education 
Expected OutcomeYou will be able to recognize the history of Hiroshima and the role of Hiroshima in international society and to express own opinion. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learn the history of Hiroshima and learn about the role of Hiroshima in international society. Through that learning, You will present your own opinion on the semantic content of ambiguous "peace" and its way. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (Michio Komiyama) Outline of peace studies and characteristics of this lecture, grouping.
lesson2 History of Hiroshima University (Michio Komiyama) Learn the history of Hiroshima and the history of Hiroshima University's former schools.
lesson3 A-bombing and Hiroshima University (Michio Komiyama) Learn about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima University's former schools.
lesson4 Group work (Michio Komiyama) 5 to 6 preliminary study tours in Hiroshima city
lesson5 Historical heritage tour in Hiroshima (Michio Komiyama) (Observation in Hiroshima city) Historical remains of Hiroshima and monument tour
lesson6 Historical heritage tour in Hiroshima (Michio Komiyama) (Tour in Hiroshima city) Historical remains of Hiroshima and tour of monuments
lesson7 Preschool Morito's Gakuen Greening Activities (Rebun Kayo) Learn about the greening activities of Morito's school and the present donation activities of atomic bomb tiles. Learn about excavation in the Motoyasagawa and spreading of atomic bomb tile donation activities overseas.
lesson8 A-Bomb Dome and Yang Leczul (Rebun Kayo) Learn about the characteristics, significance and value of the designers of the Atomic Bomb Dome, Jan Lesur and Dome.
lesson9 Establishment of Hiroshima University (Michio Komiyama) Learn about the reconstruction after the atomic bombing and the establishment of Hiroshima University.
lesson10 Tatsuo Morito First President (Michio Komiyama) Learning about human beings and lifelongs of human Morito Tatsuo.
lesson11 Asian Countries and Peace 1 (Yoshichika Honda) Learn about the efforts toward peace in South Asian countries.
lesson12 Asian Countries and Peace 2 (Nobuharu Sato) Learn about East Asian countries' efforts towards peace.
lesson13 World exposed person (Michio Komiyama) Learn about Bikini Atoll nuclear test, Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident, Kazakhstan · Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, Ukraine · Chernobyl nuclear accident, Fukushima nuclear power plant accident
lesson14 Preparation for presentation (Michio Komiyama) Prepare a group presentation to be held in the lesson15
lesson15 At the end Hiroshima University and Peace (Michio Komiyama) Summary of all lectures 
Distribute prints created by lecturers, and introduce references as appropriate. 
PC or AV used in
Distribution materials, images etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is recommended that you obtain a map in Hiroshima city and a guidebook in Hiroshima and read carefully in advance. 
Requirements Limited to students who are motivated to learn interested in international exchange. 
Grading Method Regarding comprehension of understanding about Hiroshima and peace, based on the participation degree (about 40%) in the class including group discussion, the monument visit report on peace (about 20%), the final report (group presentation about 40%) evaluate. However, for people who do not submit a monument visit report on peace, no credit in lecture will be given. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message I hope that you will deepen your understanding of Hiroshima and Japan that have been belong and learned and will serve as an opportunity to think deeply about the significance of that. 
Other The report on peace-related monuments and videos is an essential assignment. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【The deadline of the report】
The 2nd term course--> July 7th
The 3rd term course--> October 21st
The 4th term course--> December 21st
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
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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