Don’t miss the upcoming information sessions for The Twenty-First Century City: Tokyo and Kyoto Dialogue of Civilization.
December 17, 2020 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm- Zoom Link
January 25, 2021 at 5:00pm – 6:00pm- Zoom Link
On this dialogue, students will have the opportunity to learn about the politics, culture, and globalization of Japan, with a particular focus on the world’s largest city–Tokyo–and the dynamics of urban life. Students will have an opportunity to explore how Tokyo became the world’s largest city and the challenges that this presents today to civil society, economy, and global politics. This program will also consider the emerging role of civil society in Japan and its relationship to government. Students will learn about the changing demographics and role of public policy and family in one of the most globalized and dynamic cities. Students will develop their understanding of society and politics in Japan by engaging with local experts in Japan– professors, policymakers, and local leaders of non-profit organizations–who will partner with Northeastern faculty to provide a dynamic, rich experience. Students will further have the opportunity to connect and meet virtually with local peer students at the host institution of Meiji University.
Open to all majors. This program will meet the social policy requirement for Human Services majors, and it fulfills elective requirements for the Political Science and International Affairs majors. It also fulfills requirements in the Urban Studies and Human Services minors.