Politics and Culture of Japan in International and Comparative PerspectiveSeptember 21, 2013
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.
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).
The group attended seminars on politics, culture, history and current events that were conducted between students from Northeastern and Meiji University.
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.