This course has finished.
This the the webpage for my Summer Term (Intensive) Course “Walking Through Tokyo’s History”
Monday 22 July, 10:10 @ Room 318
Introduction, discussion about Tokyo, and preparation of presentations.
Tuesday 23 July, 14:00 @ Room 101
Attend the International Symposium “Intercultural Communication and Study Abroad” (14:00-17:00) at which presentations about Tokyo will be made. Symposium Poster 23 July
Wednesday 24 July, 10:30 @ Kyodo no Mori
Fieldwork at Fuchu Kyodo no Mori. Meet at the museum entrance at 10:30. Take bus no 52 from Bubaigawara Station (2 buses per hour, takes 10 minutes). Guided tour of the museum at 11:00. Lunch at the museum (there is a small cafe, or bring a pack lunch). Self-guided tour around the museum and preserved buildings with a worksheet. Leave the museum around 14:00.
Thursday 25 July, 10:30 @ Ryogoku Station
Fieldwork at the Tokyo-Edo Museum. Meet at the exit of Ryogoku Station (Chuo Sobu line) at 10:30. Self-guided tour around the museum with a worksheet.
Lunch: Pack lunch or a cafeteria in the museum.
13:00. Chuo Sobu line to Asakusabashi. 2 hours to explore Asakusa.
15:00. Chuo Sobu line to Akihabara. Free time to explore Akihabara. Students make their own way home from Akihabara.
Friday 26 July, 10:30 @ Tokyo Station
Fieldwork around the Imperial Palace Area. Meet at the plaza on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station at 10:30. Walking tour: Imperial Palace, Diet Building, Chidorigafuji, Yasukuni Shrine. Finish around 15:00. Students make their own way home from Kudanshita.
Below is a word file that contains the instructions for the fieldwork assignment (50% of the grade). Download the file and complete it based on your learning during the various walking tours. When you have finished, export it as a PDF and send by email to Philip Seaton at the address below. Please ensure that the PDF file size is not too big (i.e. under 10MB).