pagetop

HIROSHIMA and PEACE Summer Program

トップHIROSHIMA and PEACE Summer Program

HIROSHIMA and PEACE Summer Program

Hiroshima is not merely a site memorializing its tragic atomic bombing in the last century, but a dynamic city in the new century, where students from diverse backgrounds can come together to study and discuss issues related to world peace. The aim of this summer course “HIROSHIMA and PEACE” is to provide students with a general understanding of the nature and attributes of war and peace by illuminating various aspects of wartime experiences, including the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and, at the same time, to explore contemporary issues related to world peace in the era of globalization. In addition to the lectures, the course will feature several special programs, including visits to the Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Museum, attendance at the Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6th, and discussion with atomic bomb survivors.

Both undergraduate and graduate students (in a master’s or doctoral program) are eligible to earn credit in the course. English is the medium of instruction, so participants need to have a good command of spoken and written English.

Course Description 2021 Course Brochure/Schedule (online)
For Participants & FAQ 2020 Course Brochure/Schedule (in-person)
H&P Official Instagram Account

For the 2022 summer, sadly, we reached a conclusion that it would be difficult to organize the HIROSHIMA and PEACE program in the way we used to organize before the COVID-19 pandemic: that is, organizing a program in person with participants coming to Hiroshima from different parts of the world.

 

For 2022, we are preparing to organize another online lecture series in June-July 2022. We will post information about this online lecture series in April 2022. We are keen to organize a program in person, however, we will unfortunately need to wait until 2023 summer for that.Wishing everyone good health and happiness!

Application Deadline for 2020 summer is March 16th, Mon, 2020, 15:00 Japan Standard time.

NOTE:

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, we canceled our program (in-person) in the 2020 summer, and instead provided a series of online lectures for the 2021 summer. We will maintain both course brochures for the 2020 and 2021, so you will be able to see how our program may look like if it were conducted in-person and/or online. For now, we will place strike-out lines on information that were relevant for the summer 2020 (which was meant to be an in-person program).

 

pagetop