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Information, Technology, and Society in Asia 122

Historical Perceptions in Asia
This course is a comparative survey of historical perceptions of World War II in East and Southeast Asian context. It presents 9 case studies elucidating how each country remembers, narrates, and passes on its version of history, and what happens when the perspectives clash.

The course aims to help students:
1) develop an understanding of how historical perceptions are shaped and how they affect contemporary international relations.
2) develop a critical understanding of multiple historical narratives promoted by different social groups.
3) propose possible solutions for reconciliation effort between Asian countries through historical narratives.
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4971220
GII-IA6122L3
Information, Technology, and Society in Asia 122
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S1 S2
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英語
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2
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授業計画
Week 1 Course Introduction (As the instructor got COVID19, the orientation will be held online. please join by using the link below) Join Zoom Meeting https://u-tokyo-ac-jp.zoom.us/***** Meeting ID: ********** Week 2 Why are there so many versions of history? -Reading 1: Carr, E. H. (2008). What Is History. Penguin. [Chapter 1] -Reading 2: Wolfgang von Leyden. (1984). “Categories of Historical Understanding.” Week 3: Memory in Historiography -“WW2 to me” (Student prepare 1 photo and 1 story to talk about in class) -Reading 1: Gwin, Minrose. (2008). Introduction: Reading History, Memory, and Forgetting. After-Class Reflection #1 Week4: Who was Japan during the WW2?: Confirming the Timeline -Reading 1: Walter S. Jones. (1991). The Logic of International Relations (7th Edition). -Reading 2: Franz-Stefan Gady. (2015). “The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia” Week 5: Politicization of War Memory in Post-war Japan -Reading 1: Fujiwara, K. (2020). "Hiroshima, Nanjing, and Yasukuni: Contending Discourses on the Second World War in Japan". -Reading 2: Shoji Jun’ichiro’s. (2003). “Historical Perception in Post War Japan: Concerning the Pacific War.” Week 6: “Distortion” of History: Debates over Nanjing Atrocity -Reading 1: Yang, Daqing. (2012). “The Nanjing Atrocity: Is Constructive Dialogue Possible?”. -Reading 2: Brook, Timothy. (2001). “The Tokyo Judgment and the Rape of Nanking.” Week 7: The Judgement of History: Wang Jingwei’s Collaboration and Resistance -Reading 1: Liu Jie. (2012). “Wang Jingwei and the ‘Nanjing Nationalist Government’: Between Collaboration and Resistance. -Reading 2: Brook, Timothy. ”Hesitating before the Judgment of History.” Week 8: History and Justification: Century of Humiliation in China’s “Never Again Mentality” -Reading 1: Alison Adcock Kaufman. (2010). "The “Century of Humiliation,” Then and Now: Chinese Perceptions of the International Order". -Reading 2: Carrai, M. A. (2020). "Chinese Political Nostalgia and Xi Jinping’s Dream of Great Rejuvenation." Week 9: History from Outside-in and Inside-out perspectives: Comfort Women -Reading 1: Ramseyer, J. M. (2020). "Contracting for sex in the Pacific War". -Reading 2: Jie-Hyun Lim. (2010). Victimhood Nationalism in Contested Memories: National Mourning and Global Accountability. -Reading 3: Varga, Aniko. (2009). "National Bodies: The Comfort Women’s Discourse and its Controversies in South Korea". Week 10: Democratization and the Changing of War Narrative in Taiwan -Reading 1: Asano Toyomi. (2012). “Historical Perceptions of Taiwan’s Japan Era.” -Reading 2: Huang, Chih-Huei. (2003). “The Transformation of Taiwanese Attitudes toward Japan in the Post-colonial Period” Week 11: War Memories and Nation-Building in Southeast Asia: Forgiveness or Amnesia? -Reading 1: Blackburn Kevin. (2010). “War Memory and Nation-building in South East Asia.” -Reading 2: Lam, Peng Er (2015). “Japan’s Postwar Reconciliation with Southeast Asia” Week 12: Romancing the War: A Beloved Japanese Soldier in Thai Memory -Reading 1: Reynolds, E. B. (1990). “Aftermath of Alliance: The Wartime Legacy in Thai-Japanese Relations.” -Reading 2: Natthanai Prasannam. (2019). "Romancing the War: Genre Memory and the Politics of Adaptation in Sun & Sunrise (2013)". Week 13: The Nuclear Bomb from the Eyes of the “Enemy” -Reading 1: Crawford Keith. (2003). “Re-visiting Hiroshima: The Role of US and Japanese History Textbooks in the Construction of National Memory.” -Reading 2: Goldberg, Stanley. (1999). “The Enola Gay Affair: What Evidence Counts When We Commemorate Historical Events?.” -Reading 3: Russell, Edmund P. (1996). "Speaking of Annihilation": Mobilizing for War Against Human and Insect Enemies, 1914-1945" Week14: Final Presentation Week 15: Final Presentation
授業の方法
The primary format for this course is a participatory seminar. This is a discussion-based course. Pre-class 1) The instructor will provide weekly study materials which include academic papers and stimulus for discussion 2) Students will be asked to read the materials, research the given topics, connect the new information with their previous knowledge, prepare presentations, and come up with questions for discussion each week. In class 3) Members of the seminar will be asked to read weekly materials and come to class prepared to discuss them. After class 4) Students will be asked to write a short reflection (approximately 500 words) after class 3, 5, 8, 10, 12.
成績評価方法
Active Participation 20% Student-led Presentation and Discussion 20% Writing Assignment 60% -Reflection 10 points x 5 times= 50% -Final Assignment=10%
教科書
Reading assignments will be available online
参考書
Reading assignments will be available online
履修上の注意
Please read Teaching Method carefully