Digital games are widely recognized as a global culture. However, the term global remains vague in most discussions, to say the least.
The search for a sustainable life is a pressing issue in Japan, especially after the Fukushima disaster.Continue reading “Ecocinema: From Plastic Garbage to Art”
This semi-intensive course provides students with a diverse overview of Japan’s international development assistance policy and practice of the Japanese government, business actors, and civil society organizations based on actual cases.Continue reading “International Development Assistance Policy”
Unlike modern diplomatic relations, which are based on direct negotiations by diplomats representing the two governments, one of the major characteristics of international relations in the early modern (seventeenth century to mid-nineteenth century).Continue reading “International Relations in the Early Modern East Asia: The Role of “Intermediaries””
East Asia has various types of economies, for example transitional economy, planning economy, development economy and market economy.
Italian neorealism (1945-1952) was a crucial movement in film history, marking an aware move away from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking and focusing on realistic characters and stories.
The focus of this interactive seminar lies on theoretical concepts and analytical techniques useful to study transcultural phenomena such as nation-branding from a perspective of cultural ordering and power relations.Continue reading “Japan at Play: Cultural Orderings of Leisure and Asobi”