2011 (Seminar Class)

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[Seminar] Head and Two Vice-Heads of Hasegawa Seminar Class Elected for the First Half of New Year, 2012 (10th Jan 2012)

 On 10th January 2012, in the last seminar class of the year 2011, there was an election of head and vice-heads of the Prof. Hasegawa seminar class for their term of first six months of 2012. As a result of the voting, Sayuri Maruyama was elected as the Head, and Shogo Yoshida and Mai Nakasendo as the Vice-Heads. The new executive team expressed their appreciation of honor accorded to them. They also pledged to provide good environment for each member of the seminar to be able to contribute to the seminar and to work hard together. (Shogo Yoshida)

[Seminar] Critical Issues of Security Sector Reform in South Sudan (January 10th 2012)

 On 10th January 2012, in the final seminar class of the year 2011, Dr. Mark Dowens, an officer in the Center for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), and Mr. Dylan Hendrickson, King’s College London, delivered us a lecture on the critical issues of Security Sector Reform (SSR) in post-conflict countries. In their lecture, they explained SSR systems with the case in South Sudan. Also some graduate students in the HOSEI University and some undergraduate students in the department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies took part in this class. (Soichiro Hirabayashi)

[Seminar]2011年12月20日 長谷川ゼミ忘年会 -2012年に向けて、更なる親交を深める-

 After the seminar on 20th December 2011, Professor Hasegawa and members of the Prof. Hasegawa Seminar gave a year-end party in the Uotami in Iidabashi, Tokyo. In this party, we cheerfully looked back on the affairs this year in our seminar and promoted more deeply mutual friendship among us over a drink. We’re eager to work much harder in a body, so please treat us next year as well as you did this year. (Shogo Yoshida)

[Seminar] 2011年12月20日 人権班によるプレゼン、防衛省の林秀樹一等海佐様によるご講義

 2011年12月20日(火)のゼミ活動では、4限に次期ゼミ長候補者の選出と人権班によるプレゼンテーション「開発と人権-日本のODA-」が行われました。人権班はスマトラ島・コタパンジャンダムとフィリピン・バダンガス島を事例として挙げ、日本政府による開発援助(ODA)が引き起こした人権問題や、人権基盤アプローチについて述べ、解決策を提案しました。5限は防衛省 林秀樹一等海佐をお招きし、「自衛隊が実施した国際平和協力の20年」をテーマにご講義頂きました。初めに林一等海佐は、日本の国際平和協力の最初の事例である、1991年に海上自衛隊によって行われたペルシャ湾機雷掃海派遣をご説明され、その後、自衛隊における国際平和協力活動の主要な3つの分野、「国際緊急援助」「国際平和協力業務」「海賊対処」について事例ごとに活動の変移やエピソードなどをまじえご紹介下さいました。最後に、林一等海佐は日本独自の支援スタイルである「現地目線の支援」は、情緒的一体感を求める日本人の人となりから来るものであり、今後、日本が支援を継続する上で失ってはならないものであると述べられました。(中仙道舞)

[Seminar] 2011年12月13日 平和構築班によるプレゼン、小山田英治教授による「Global Justice, aid and good governance」の講義

 On December 13th, the Peace Building Group made a presentation to answer “What is the peace for the future?” After the presentation, Mr. Eiji Koyama, a professor of Doshisha University, delivered a lecture on “Global justice, aid and good governance.” First the Peace building group talked about UN Peace Keeping Operations (UNPKO), compared to the ideas of realism and liberalism. The theme was peace by balance of power. After this, the group analyzed peace keeping based on UNPKO. They did this by explaining UNPKO step by step, and talking about issues and activities during the operations. After the presentation, Professor Eiji Koyama gave a lecture about “Global justice, aid and good governance.” Professor Koyama mentioned problems like “reduction poverty” and a variety of developing countries’ problems due to government corruption. Next, he explained what good and bad governance is with some examples based on his experience. Finally, he emphasized rules of good governance in this lecture. (Minshik KIM)

[Seminar]12月6日 環境班によるプレゼンテーションと藤村建夫様による御講義

 On December 6th, the Environment group made a presentation on the COP17 and Mr. Tatsuo Fujimura, Chairman of the Myanmar-Japan Eco-tourism, delivered us a lecture on the present situation in Myanmar. Firstly, the Environment group explained the transition of the concepts of environment among the international society, the history of the COP, and the challenges of the Kyoto protocol and the COP17. After their presentation, we discussed which the better way is for the next agreement, the top down or the pledge and review. Next, Mr. Fujimura lectured on the situation of politics, economy and eco-tourism in Myanmar. He explained the overview and role of the eco-tourism. And he also mentioned the history, new politics system and situation of economy in Myanmar. (Kana Hashimoto)

[Seminar]11月29日 「開発経済班の学べる国際貿易講座」とJames Greenさんによるご講義

 On November 29th, the Development and Economy group made a presentation on UNCTAD, and Mr. James made his presentation on the 2011 London riots. Firstly, the group explained the background and activities of the UNCTAD, then Kim gave in details the optimistic view based on the theory of comparative advantage, and Iijima showed the pessimistic view based on the Keynesian economics. Additionally, Kodatsu mentioned South-South cooperation. After their presentation, Mr. James, a member of the Daiwa Scholars 2011, came and made his presentation on the London riot in 2011. He gave us a comprehensive piece of information about the riot. He also emphasized that there were many riots in London historically. (Dona Jung)

[Seminar] <Autumn Training Camp> Discussion towards the Improvement of Seminar Management (November 27th)

 On November 27th, as a part of the training camp programe of the Hasegawa Seminar, we had a discussion on seminar management for the future, and enjoyed hiking and BBQ. In order to improve our seminar, we talked with senior members about the following: comprehensive seminar management, how to manage the seminar class, the next study-tour and seminar camp, and valuation of the class. (Lena Kondo)

[Seminar]<Autumn Training Camp> Shogo Yoshida Lectured How to Write a Paper (November 26th)

 On November 26th, Shogo Yoshida, one of the members of the Hasegawa Seminar, delivered a lecture on the way to write a paper. Firstly, as an introductory part, I remarked on the essence of the paper such as what research and writing are, the meaning of telling own outcome to someone else, and the flowchart to write own paper. Secondly, as a practical part, I told the following: how to have awareness of the issues, what the themes of own paper and how to form own paper. Thirdly, as an applied part, I mentioned the main points of the valuation bases and what copyright is. Finally, as a Q&A part, some students asked me several question. And we also discussed how we can write much better papers. Though my lecture, I really hope they make more efforts to write papers hardly and highly. (Shogo Yoshida)

[Seminar] 2011年11月1日 新ゼミ生を選抜する面接

 On November 1st, Professor Hasegawa and the seminar members had interviews with candidates for new students of the seminar. Professor and the seminar students asked some questions based on their principles which goes “we recruit students who can take initiatives with a leadership and have good academic skills.” We asked the candidates about papers which they wrote, their awareness of world issues, where they would like to go on a study tour next year, and so forth. They are going to be evaluated by all seminar students and professor with fairness. In the interviews, freshmen answered questions passionately. It was, therefore, the great opportunity to remind what we thought when we had applied to enter the seminar.(Takato Usui)

[Diplomacy] 2011年10月26日 日本と中国の外交関係

On October 26 2011, Professor Hasegawa firstly showed us a video about diplomatic relations between Japan and China in his class on “Foreign Policy”. Contents of the video were dual diplomacy related to Senkaku Islands and meetings between heads of China forces and former heads of Japanese Self-Defense Forces. Then, Professor Hasegawa’s guest gave her comment, and students gave their opinion about given questions and we discussed it. (Jieun Park)

[Seminar] 2011年10月18日 人権班による死刑制度についてのプレゼンテーション

 On October 18th, the human rights group members made several presentations on the Capital Punishment. Firstly, they explained the old theory and European thoughts. Secondly, they picked up some treaties and the problems. To think about it, there is the question, “There any norm above laws?” they also explained it. Lastly, they talked about the contemporary thoughts of the capital punishment and the four main points at the issue. After the presentation, we had the discussion time and made 4 parties to make the manifesto about Capital Punishment in Japan. (Nanami Ito)

[Seminar]2011年10月11日 環境班によるゴミ問題に関するプレゼンテーション

 On October 11, the Environmental group made a presentation on definition of the garbage, the situation of East Timor and Serbia, the problems of these places, and how to resolve these situations. After the presentation, we discussed possible ways for resolving the problems. From each groups point of view, to resolve these problems, we reached out the conclusion that we should promote education and infrastructure. (Sayuri Maruyama)

[Seminar] 2011年10月4日 公開ゼミが行われました。

 本日2011年10月4日、長谷川ゼミは新入生リクルート活動の一環として1年生を対象とした公開ゼミを行いました。4時間目は夏季休暇中に実施した海外研修旅行の報告会を行い、旧ユーゴスラビア圏に行ったグループ及び東ティモールに行ったグループそれぞれから発表がありました。旧ユーゴスラビア班はマケドニア・コソボ・ボスニアヘルツェゴビナ・セルビア各国における民族問題の相違・共通点について述べ、中でもマケドニアではペトロバツ群での現地小学生との清掃活動やUNDP・UNICEF等国際機関でのブリーフィングがあり言語・教育問題を中心とした民族融和への取り組みについて紹介されました。東ティモール班からは東ティモールの抱える公用語問題とインフラ、貧困問題、そして産業についてのプレゼンテーションがありました。主食すら輸入に頼る東ティモールがどのように米の自給自足を達成するか、またこれから工業化をすすめるにあたってのインフラ問題について紹介されました。5時間目は旧ユーゴスラビア班・東ティモール班・国内滞在組の3グループに別れて、各グループ内で「貴方がパン・キムン国連事務総長だったらどのような政策を立案するか?」をテーマにディスカッションを行い、バルカン諸民族問題と東ティモール言語問題に対してどのようなアプローチをしていけばいいかを議論しました。グループには一年生も混ざり、2年・3年生に混ざって活発なディスカッションが行われました。 (加藤 美翔)

[Seminar] 2011年9月27日(火) 長谷川教授による平和構築についての講義と後期初の文献精読

 Today, Professor Hasegawa lectured about peace-keeping and peace-building. After, we divided into four groups and read selected chapters on environment, human rights, economic development and peace-building carefully. Finally, we discussed how best to improve the conduct of seminar. (Yuna Kitamura)

[Seminar] 2011年9月20日(火) 長谷川ゼミナール後期授業が始まりました!!

 On September 20th, some students showed the schedule in the second semester and the change of the class form. Following it, two groups made a presentation on the content and the result of the study tour in Timor-Leste and former-Yugoslavia. After the presentation, we discussed the talent we look for in next Hasegawa Seminar. Finally, some students explained about the concept of their seminar paper and Professor Hasegawa gave some advice. (Yuna Kodatsu)

【ゼミ活動】 2011年7月19日 JICA林径子様による特別セッション 「JICAの東ティモールにおける役割」

 On 19th July 22, 2011 we held a special session “JICA’s cooperation to Timor-Leste” delivered by Ms. Kimiko Hayashi as the final lecture of the first semester 2011. Among the special session, Ms. Hayashi explained three discussion points; History of Timor-Leste from 2000, transitions of its development plan and cooperation by the Government of Japan. Throughout the lecture, she pointed out possible problems of Timor-Leste such as lack of work, low rate of food self-sufficiency and departure from dependence on oil. Finally she gave us one discussion point what the reason of Japan’s corporation to Timor-Leste today is. In the Q&A session, many of students asked various questions to Ms. Hayashi and she answered them with many suggestion points. (Yusuke Noda)

【ゼミ活動】2011年7月12日 開発経済班プレゼン フェアトレードの可能性と課題

 On July 12th, the Developmental Economics group made a presentation on the historical background of fair trade and its necessity, solidarity, certification and challenges. After the presentation, we discussed possible ways for promoting the fair trade, from each group’s point of view; namely the private corporations and international organizations. (Keiki Takemasa)

【ゼミ活動】2011年7月5日 長谷川ゼミ、新体制で世代交代(新ゼミ長 平林聡一朗)

 On July 5, the memberrs of the Hasegawa Seminar Class elected its new leaders by secret ballot. The election of Mr. Soichiro Hirabayashi as Head of the Seminar and four others as Deputy Heads have been endorsed by Professor Hasegawa. The term of the new team will be for six months from August 1, 2011 to January 31, 2012. Head, Soichiro Hirabayashi, Sophmore, Department of Political Science. Deputy Heads, Sayuri Maruyama, Sophomore, Department of Political Science, and Eri Iijima, Sophomore, Department of Global Politics, and Keiki Takemasa, Sophomore, Department of Political Science, and Shogo Yoshida, Sophomore, Department of Global Politics. With my best regards. (Soichiro Hirabayashi, Head of the Hasegawa Seminar Class, 2011.8.1~2012.1.31)

【ゼミ活動】 2011年6月28日 平和構築班プレゼンテーション

 On June 28th, the Peace Building group made a presentation on the definition of “intervention”, the concept of “Responsibility to protect” and its limitation. Libya was taken up as a case study of intervention by the United Nations. After the presentation, we discussed the theme of whether the series of the UN activities for the recent situations in Libya were appropriate or not, from each group’s point of view; namely the group of Human Right, Development Economics, and Environment. (Yuna Kodatsu)

【ゼミ活動】2011年6月14日 正義班プレゼンテーション

On June 14th, the justice group members made severral presentations on the legitimacy of actions taken by nation states in global politics. They explained the right of self-defense,the relationship between the nation law and the international law. After their presentations, the seminar students were devided into four groups: utilitarian, libertalian, communitarian,and structurist groups. And we discussed the implications of the murdering of Osama Bin Laden. (Eri Iijima)

【ゼミ活動】2011年6月7日 人権班プレゼンテーション

On June 7th, human right group’s students made the presentation. The theme was the human right in former Yugoslavia. The first half we looked the history of Yugoslavia, history of ICTY and the result and the problem of ICTY. After that they explained IDP, Nationalism and reform of the judicial system with the cases. Then they picked up Serbian politics for its peace and development. (Nanami Ito)

【ゼミ活動】2011年5月31日 環境班プレゼンテーション

Today, the environment group made presentations on environmental justice in nuclear power generation. They explained about the environmental justice, the history of environmental justice in the world and Japan over nuclear power generation, road to non-nuclear power life and environmental injustice of Fukushima nuclear accident. After the presentations, we divided ourselves into two groups and held discussions about “Do you agree with no use of the nuclear power plant? “ (Yuna Kitamura)

【ゼミ活動】 5月24日 開発経済班プレゼンテーション

Today, firstly, we had a time to proofread a summary of the peace building group’s presentation for about 15minutes. Then, the development economics group made presentations on the post-conflict economic recovery. They explained the importance of infrastructure and its influence on various sides. Finally, we held discussions about action plans relevant to infrastructure rehabilitation in Afghanistan. Also five students participated in Skype communications with Ms. Erica Frey as part of the English Improvement Program. (Jieun Park)

【ゼミ活動】5月10日 平和構築班プレゼンテーション

 Two advisers of Secretariat of the International Cooperation Headquarters, Cabinet Office, Messrs. Tochibayashi and Yamamoto participated in our seminar today.
The Peace Building group made presentations on the transformation of the concept of security from national to human security. The group explained about the differences in approach of Japan and Canada for example and the reasons “Why does the Japanese government recommend Human Security so highly? “. After the presentations, both Mr. Tochibayashi and Mr. Yamamoto made their comment on the concept.
Finally we divided ourselves into several groups and held discussions about the definition of the human security. (Miyu Kameyama)

【ゼミ活動】4月26日(火) カンボジア特別法廷国際上級審判事 野口元郎様よりご講義頂きました

2011年4月26日のゼミでは、カンボジア特別法廷国際上級審判事の野口元郎様をゲストスピーカーとしてお招きし、講義していただきました。野口様には、国際刑事裁判の歴史から、カンボジア特別法廷、国際正義が国際刑事裁判の文脈のなかでどのように行使されてきたかを説明していただきました。過去の概略だけでなく、現在のカンボジアの市民の状況、タブー視されていた内戦やジェノサイドの事実をどのように次世代に伝えていくのかという取り組みなどを詳細に教えていただきました。(臼井崇人)
On April 26th, we invited Mr. Motoo Noguchi, an international judge of the Supreme Court Chamber at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). He made a presentation about how the international justice has been exercised the international courts. Mr. Nogchi provide us with not only an outline of its history but also circumstances of current situation of Cambodia. He also explained the significance of what the government officials and people tell facts of the genocides toward next generation. (Takato Usui)

【ゼミ活動】4月12日(火) 平和構築の意義

長谷川ゼミナールは本日2011年4月12日13:30-17:00に富士見坂校舎F310において今年度初のゼミ授業を行いました。長谷川祐弘教授はまず初めに”平和”の概念がどのように変遷してきたのか説明された。平和とは、人間がただ単に死の恐怖から逃れ、安全な環境で人間らしく生きていける為の最低条件を満たすのみならず、人間としての尊厳を保ちながら生きていける状態であると述べられた。そして、国家の安全から人間の安全保障への移行、そして「人権」や「自由民主主義」の概念が、国連の平和構築活動の統合化にどのように影響を与えてきたかを説明された。(加藤美翔)

【ゼミ活動】2011年4月1日‐3日 春合宿~2011年度長谷川祐弘研究室素晴らしいスタートを切る~

長谷川祐弘研究室は、2011年度最初のゼミ活動である春合宿が八王子セミナーハウスにて4月1日より3日まで行われ、これからのゼミ活動において2年生、3年生の垣根を越えて切磋琢磨できる環境が期待できる成果をあげて終了した。(野田悠将)

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