Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11033001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 霞キャンパスからの平和発信
Subject Name
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Peace Messages from "Kasumi Campus"
クボ タツヒコ,サカタ リツ,ナガオ マサタカ,ワタナベ トモコ,フクナガ アミ,イワモト ユウコ,クボタ アキコ,タケシマ ユキオ,オザワ コウイチロウ,アマティア ヴィシュワ ジート,カヨウ レブン
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur5-8:MED Rm 5
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture・Discussion・Oral presentation
Detailed information will be given at the first lecture or via My momiji. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students Second Grade, The 2nd Term
Keywords SDG_16, War, Medicine, Life Science, Atomic bomb, Chemical weapon, Radiatio disarstar, terrorism, povaty, Starvation, Racial discrimination, International contribution, Medical mediation, Environmental destruction, Religion, Culture, Practical work experience,Disaster 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To provide students with the opportunity to think about peace from various perspectives, such as war/conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, poverty, starvation, disaster, education and culture, and thereby to deepen their understanding of peace. 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to think about peace from multiple perspectives and express their own opinions.
2. To understand and be able to explain various factors that prevent peace and the complex aspects involved, including conflicts between ideology and reality. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students who enrolled at Hiroshima University for the purpose of becoming medical professionals and life science researchers need to know the traces of their predecessors effort and need to keep thinking what is necessary for realization of the peaceful society. In this omnibus course, especially the faculty staffs of Kasumi Campus will plan to give lectures the various problems and hurdles to peaceful society due to War, Radiation disaster, Poverty, Famine,  International support, Environmental destruction, Discrimination, Religion, Culture related to peace. In addition, this course with active and continuous participation will help students to become as the initiator and logical thinking for realization of a peaceful world. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1:
Hiroshima university school of medicine and atomic bomb.(Akiko Kubota)
Lesson 2:
Tatsuo Morito (The first president of Hiroshima University) and tree-planting campaign in Hiroshima University and its development.(Rebun Kayou)
Lesson 3:
Disaster and peace.(Akihiro Taji)
Lesson 4:
Ashes of atomic bomb victims in Hiroshima (Rebun Kayou)
Lesson 5:
On the health survey of victims of Okuno-jima mustard gas (Nobuoki Kohno)
Lesson 6:
Peace messages from Hiroshima to world (Tomoko Watanabe)
Lesson 7:
Epidemiology of long-term health effects of atomic bomb radiation (Ritsu Sakata)
Lesson 8:
War and human experiments (Kouichiro Ozawa)
Lesson 9:
Peace activities in Cambodia (Kana Kubota)
Lesson 10:
Dental care support activities in Cambodia (Yuko Iwamoto)
Lesson 11:
Consideration on chemical weapons (Subway Sarin Incident etc.) (Masataka Nagao)
Lesson 12:
Think about peace from the field of international cooperation (Mototaka Inaba)
Lesson 13:
Atomic Bomb Relief at the Hiroshima Red Cross Atomic Bomb Hospital ~Responses immediately after the bombing~ (Yoshinari Furukawa)
Lesson 14:
Peace in Nepal(Amatya V. Jeet)
Lesson 15:
Clinical and pathological summary of health disorder among Atomic-bomb survivors and chemical weapon victims (Ookuno-jima)(Yukio Takeshima)

FINAL REPORT on "Thu. August 1st, 2024."

In addition to the faculty members listed in the "Instructor" column, freelance announcer Kana Kubota and Akihiro Taji,Public health technical staff , will be guest speakers for this lecture. 
1. An Introduction of the Atomic Bomb Tragedy. The Spirit of Hiroshima (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
2. Hiroshima Peace Declarations (Talk publishing) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text・Handout・Voice text・Picture(Video/PC/Other) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please keep interest in books and information on peace 
Grading Method - Evaluate report and attendance attitude comprehensively
Criteria: Lecture report 30%, Report about your visit to Peace monuments 30%、Participation attitude 40%
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Participate in the Peace Memorial Ceremony held especially at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and various other events on August 6, and think about what peace is.
Also visit the Peace Memorial Museum and experience the tragedy that happened in Hiroshima 74 years ago.
Other You are required to submit a report entitled "My Approach to Peace" as a common assignment for Peace Science Courses. When you fail to submit the report, the credits will not be awarded.
【Period of the report submission】
The 1st term course--> from April 30th to May 13th
The 2nd term course--> from July 1st to July 8th
The 3rd term course--> from October 28th to November 7th
Night program course--> Follow teachers’ instructions
See the link below for further details.
In case the number of registered students exceed the upper limit, a computerized random selection will be carried out. 
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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