Waseda, Peking and Korea U. students design museum exhibit on East Asian history

WASEDA University

2019/8/7 10:29

August 7, 2019

Waseda, Peking and Korea U. students design museum exhibit on East Asian history

Students from Waseda, Peking and Korea University who are participating in the 2019 CAMPUS Asia Summer Intensive Program will be giving group presentations on the final product of their work, a proposal of an imaginary museum exhibit for a common understanding of East Asian history.

Differences in history recognition have long caused conflicts in East Asia. In this eight-day summer program, students will explore together how to deconstruct a pre-existing post-war history and construct new ones for reconciliation and conflict resolution among East Asian countries through interactive and participatory activities, such as facilitated discussions, group work and field visits in Tokyo and Izu, Shizuoka.

We invite all interested media representatives to attend the group presentations by the students held on the final day of the program and hear about the museum exhibits they design on the history and for the future of East Asia.

Event details

Title: Possibility of Common Understanding on East Asian History

Date & Time: August 10 (Sat.), 2019; 9:00 – 12:00

Venue: Seminar Room, 1F of Building 22, Waseda Campus, Waseda University

Language: English

Open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public

Organized by Waseda University, co-sponsored by Peking University and Korea University

Program schedule

Opening remarks by Naoyuki Umemori (Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University)

Group presentations by students from Waseda, Peking, and Korea University

Q&A Session

Closing remarks by Masahiko Genma (Vice-President for International Affairs and Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University)

About CAMPUS Asia

The CAMPUS Asia initiative is a groundbreaking program established between three of the leading schools in East Asia (Waseda University, Peking University, and Korea University) to cultivate awareness, passion and practical skills related to international conflict resolution and social innovation among the next generation of Asian leaders. Find out more about the program at https://www.waseda.jp/campus-asia/






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