Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code 8E000301 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name Japanese Experience of Social Development- Economy, Infrastructure, and Peace
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Japanese Experience of Social Development- Economy, Infrastructure, and Peace
ヨシダ オサム,アズマ タロウ,カシマ サオリ,マハラジャン ケシャブ ラル,カタヤナギ マリ,イチハシ マサル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds9-10:IAS K211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lectures & Workshops 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords Japanese Experience, Economic Development, Infrastructure, Peace, Developmental Assistance, SDG_01, SDG_08, SDG_09, SDG_10, SDG_11, SDG_16, SDG_17. 
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within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This course is one of the elective subjects in the category of "Sustainable Development Courses" for Common Graduate Courses. This category of courses aims to provide opportunities for students to understand the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set by an international agreement. It also aims to equip students with the ability to advance science to enable sustainable development and the ability to solve various challenges in society. 
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Class Objectives
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The course will cover Japanese Experience of Social Development- Economy, Infrastructure, and Peace. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Guidance of the course
Lesson 2: Keshav Lall Maharjan, 'Economic Development and Agricultural Policy of Japan'
Lesson 3: Katayanagi Mari 'Reconstruction of Hiroshima from Peacebuilding Perspective'
Lesson 4: Kashima Saori 'History of Environmental Policies in Japan' 1
Lesson 5: Kashima Saori 'History of Environmental Policies in Japan' 2
Lesson 6: Ichihashi Masaru 'Industrial Policy and Economic Growth”
Lesson 7: Azuma Taro (Deputy Director of JICA Chugoku), 'Outline of Japan's Development Cooperation'
Lesson 8: Yoshida Osamu 'Japanese ODA and its Asia Policy'

Term Exam is scheduled after the final lesson. 
To be announced in the class. 
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Active discussion among class participants are highly encouraged. 
Grading Method Participation in the class discussion and exams. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Prof. Katayanagi has practical experience in peacebuilding in the Balkans, which will be reflected in her lecture in Lesson 5.
Mr. Azuma, Deputy Director General of JICA Chugoku, has various experiences of international cooperation activities in Japan as well as in countries of the Middle East. These experiences will be reflected in his lecture at Lesson 7. 
Message Asking Questions is highly encouraged during the lectures. 
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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