Upcoming Fall 2018 Course - ASIA 2850A (Japan, Asia and the World)

Are you beginning to plan for Fall 2018 - if so, consider this course offering:

ASIA2850A (Japan, Asia and the World)
MW 18:00 - 19:45 (ending October 31)
MW 17:00 - 18:45 (starting Novemnber 1)
Location:  B-761, University Hall

Based on state-of-the-art videoconferencing technology, Asian Studies 2850 brings together students and profs from Gakushuin Women’s College in Tokyo and the University of Lethbridge to engage in interactive lectures and discussion in real time! Why? Because it’s 2018.

Dr. Aki Kinjo, a multicultural business executive turned business historian, will be leading half of this course from
Gakushuin in Tokyo - a school established to educate members of Japan’s imperial family and aristocracy.  Dr. Ian MacLachlan, an economic geographer who divides his time between University of Lethbridge and Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School will handle the other half. 

Topics include the emergence of the Japanese nation state, demographic challenges, wartime relations, indigeneity and
assimilation, international trade, foreign investment, globalization of Japanese enterprise; environmental calamities, social issues such as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s womenomics policy, and elements of Japanese popular culture such as anime, manga and video gaming.

Instructors:  Dr. Aki Kinjo, Professor of Management and Business History, Gakushuin University, Tokyo; Dr. Ian MacLachlan, Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Lethbridge

For further information: maclachlan@uleth.ca.





Bev Garnett | bev.garnett@uleth.ca | (403) 380-1894

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