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Global Education Office lecture series "Towards Critical, Historical and Transnational Dialogues on Japanese 'Model' of Education" #4

This academic year, the Graduate School of Education's Global Education Office is hosting an online lecture series with the fourth talk scheduled for Saturday 31 October.

All those interested are welcome to attend. The Global Education Office is looking forward to seeing you online.
Date(s)
  • Saturday 31 October 2020
Time
14:00–16:00
Place
Zoom online meeting
The meeting URL will be sent via email after the close of registration.
Intended for
All
Details

Speaker


Sachio Negawa, PhD
Project Research Fellow, International Research Center for Japanese Studies


Title


"The development of Japanese educational culture in Brazil as a node for interconnected histories"


Abstract


Before the Pacific War, Japanese Brazilian society assumed dual characteristics: one as an outpost of the Japanese Empire and the other as an integral part of nation-state Brazil. Reflecting on this duality, education for the children of Japanese immigrants evolved under the influence of the Japanese educational practices and the Brazilian public education system. This lecture begins by reviewing elementary school education for Japanese Brazilian children that reached its golden age in the late 1930s, introducing the Japanese educational practices popular at the time. In particular, my discussion illustrates how the Japanese pedagogical practices, including sports, support for troops, and school excursion, were promoted when the Brazilian government was pursuing the nationalization policy. Situating the Japanese educational culture within the interconnected modernization movements of the two countries, my talk will invite the audience to explore the historical significance of the Japanese educational culture and its important implications for today.


Language


Japanese with simultaneous interpretation in English

Fee
Free of charge
Registration
Please register at https://bit.ly/33KSTma.
Registration deadline
Thursday 29 October 2020, 17:00
Inquiries
Email: globaledu*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
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