Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11803001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name ヒロシマ発平和学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Hiroshima Peace Studies
カワノ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon11-12:Higashi-Senda Lecture Rm 501
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Synchronous (real time) online lecture through MS Teams.
Students are required to install MS Teams. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sociology
Eligible Students  
Keywords Hiroshima, A-bomb, nuclear damage, Fukushima 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture expects students to think about the meanings of "peace" and "Hiroshima" through Atomic-bomb afflictions, other nuclear damages, environmental issues and Fukushima. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction(Kawano) 4/20
lesson2 What is "peace". What is "Peace Studies"(Kawano) 4/27
lesson3 Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction (1) (Kawano) 5/11
lesson4 Atomic-bomb experience of one A-bomb Survivor (Ueki) 5/18
lesson5 Hiroshima University and Atomic-bomb, and reconstruction (Komiyama) 5/25
lesson6 Atomic-bomb Survivors and leukemia/MDS (Harada) 6/1
lesson7 Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction (2) (Kawano) 6/8
lesson8 About "Fukushima" in the future (1) (Kawano) 6/15
* Report on "My Approach to Peace" submission (6/20)
lesson9 About "Fukushima" in the future (2) (Kawano) 6/22
lesson10 Special recture, Environment and Peace; environmental destruction of the Aral Sea (Ishida) 6/29
lesson11 Chernobyl Disaster and Fukushima (Imanaka) 7/6
lesson12 Discussion about Report on "My Approach to Peace" (Kawano)7/13
lesson13 Nuclear damages of the Semipalatinsk nuclear tests (Hirabayashi) 7/20
lesson14 Summary of this lecture 1. Again, what is "Peace"? (Kawano) 7/27
lesson15 Summary of this lecture 2. Again, what is "Peace"? (Kawano) 8/3 
We will prepare the handouts 
PC or AV used in
Mainly power points 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are expected to think about "peace" through our lectures 
Grading Method Assessment: Report on "My Approach to Peace" (40%), Final report  (40%) and Discussion (comment sheet)(20%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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