Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E050302 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name 普遍的平和を目指して
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seeking Universal Peace
トモツグ シンスケ,ヤマネ タツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur9-10:IAS L201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
・Online lecture: You don't have to come to the classroom. Just participate in class through the web according to the originally arranged time frame (Thu. 16:20-)
・Tool:MS Teams (To be announced), and Bb9
・Starting Day: April 16 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students  
Keywords Atomic Bomb, Structural Violence, Positive Peace, Peacebuilding, Sustainable Development 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is designed to help the participants to develop skills to find solutions, from the viewpoint of his/her specialties, to urgent matters in the present-day international community. The themes include the issues of poverty, famine, refugee, peacebuilding, gender, environment, and conflicts around the world. The participants gain the ability to present the solutions concretely and theoretically, while studying the specific cases and current status in each theme. There is a huge gap between the ideal and real society. This course provides the participants with knowledge helpful in explaining and overcoming that gap. 
Class Schedule lesson1: (April 16) Introduction: How do we explain the concept of universal peace? (Tomotsugu)
lesson2: (April 23) Experience of the Atomic Bombing and Colonial Science (Tomotsugu)
lesson3: (April 30) Environmental Degradation and Conflict (Tomotsugu)
lesson4: (May 14) Conflict and Peace 1 (Yamane)
lesson5: (May 21) Consideration of HIROSHIMA, Environment, and Conflict(Yamane)
lesson6: (May 28) Conflict and Peace 2 (Yamane)
lesson7: (June 4) Your speciality and Peace(Yamane)
lesson8: (June 11) Concluding lecture (Tomotsugu)

Midterm Mini Report(Due: 5/19 through Bb9)and Final Report(Due 6/11 through Bb9). Detail will be announced in lecture. 
There is no textbook. Instructors will distribute handouts when necessary.  
Reference books may be introduced.
PC or AV used in
Power Point Slide, PC, VCR, etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
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.
Grading Method Midterm Mini Report40%
Final Repor60% 
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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