Politics and Culture of Japan in International and Comparative Perspective

September 21, 2013

At the Sakura Hotel

Philip D’Agati and Teaching Assistants Daniel Sullivan and Holly Jordan traveled with 28 students  to Japan, visiting the Modern and Metropolitan Tokyo, the rural, secluded and majestic Nagano, and Kyoto, the historic capital and center of Japanese history.


Visiting a shrine in Kyoto

D’Agati and his students also traveled to Lake Yamanaka and Mount Fuji. They visited several other World Heritage Sites, including the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome).

At the Todaiji Temple in Nara

At the Todaiji Temple in Nara

The group attended seminars on politics, culture, history and current events that were conducted between students from Northeastern and Meiji University.

Meeting with Students from Meiji University at the Yamanaka Seminar House

Meeting with students from Meiji University at the Yamanaka Seminar House

Professor D’Agati and a select group of students also had the privilege of meeting with the Japanese Olympic Academy and members of the successful 2020 Tokyo Bid Committee.

Japan's Diet

Visiting the National Diet (Japan’s Legislature)

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