The first Global Japan Studies summer program was held

Date and time: August 24 (Thur.) - September 2(Fri.), 2016
Venue: IASA, the Univ. of Tokyo
Language: English

Report of GJS Summer Program

The first Global Japan Studies summer program “An Inquiry into Japan’s Postwar,” sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia and co-sponsored by the Division of International Affairs of the University of Tokyo, was convened from August 24-September 2, 2016.
9 undergraduate students from University of Hong Kong, University of Melbourne, Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Southampton, Leiden University, etc. joined 7 University of Tokyo undergraduate students in participating senior professors’ lectures in the mornings and field trips in the afternoons during the program. Students from overseas also took Japanese language classes. Lively discussions followed each day’s lecture and during field trips students visited the Sensoji Temple, Ginza, Yasukuni Shrine, Sanya area, the Diet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and so on. On the final day, students gave group presentations and were awarded the program certificate. The Global Japan Studies summer program will continue next year.

Pictures of GJS summer program