2020

The seminars now scheduled are indicated by color dummy_budummy_bu; those already held by dummy_reddummy_red.
We have obtained permission from lecturers to post the recordings and presentations, which are available online. You will find the symbols 🎥 and pdf which indicate that the video and PDF files are posted.
*The materials presented in Japanese language can be found on the Japanese web page.

The 21St Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 29 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Theory and Practice of the Innovative University
LECTURER(S): Mineki Kokubu(The University of Tokyo)
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 20th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 29 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Internationalization Strategies in Research Universities and Their Effectiveness: A Causal Analysis of Hiroshima University’s Efforts as a Case Study
LECTURER(S): Hajime Nishitani (Hiroshima University) Masataka Murasawa(Hiroshima University)Ran NAKAO (Hiroshima University) Fan Yizhou (Hiroshima University) 
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 19th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 24 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC A comparative study of international faculty members and researchers in Korea, Japan and China
LECTURER(S): Yangson Kim (Hiroshima University)
Inyoung Song (Korean Council for University Education)
Lilan Chen (Hiroshima University)
Futao Huang (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE English
The 18th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 17 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Findings from interviews with international researchers in research institutes of humanities and social sciences
LECTURER(S): Min Li (Shinshu University)
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 17th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 17 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Series: Exploring the “Now” of College Students: Mynavi Survey on the Lifestyles of College Students (1)
LECTURER(S): Chikara Ishida(Mynavi Corporation)
Kozue Togo(Mynavi Corporation)
Tomotaka Hirao(Setsunan University)
Shizue Igawa(Tezukayama Gakuin University)
Masataka Murasawa(Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese   (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 16th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 12 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Toward a New Reform of Student-centered Learning and Academic Support at Universities: Focusing on Good Practices of Learning Assistant (LA)
LECTURER(S): Valerie Otero(University of Colorado at Boulder)
Machi Sato(Kyoto University)
Kiiko Katsuno(Seikei University)
Shinichi Cho(Hiroshima University)
Yoshitaro Kawamoto(Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese and English 
Presentation Dr.Otero’s🎥        Dr.Otero’spdf
(Some Japanese presentations are also available on Japanese page.)
The 15th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 10 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC The objectives and methods of recruiting international researchers, and utilization of them in Japan’s research institutes of science and technology
LECTURER(S): Tsukasa Daizen (Hiroshima University)
Nobuyuki Shirakawa (Nigata University)
LANGUAGE Japanese 
The 14th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 3 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC The characteristics of international researchers, their motivation to work in Japan’s research institutes of science and technology, work roles, and challenges they face
LECTURER(S): Futao Huang (Hiroshima University)
Noboru Miyoshi (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 13th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 1 March 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Transformation of International University Education under/post Covid-19 Pandemic Dialogue between Europe and Japan
LECTURER(S): Elspeth Jones (Leeds Beckett University), Jos Beelen (The Hague University of Applied Sciences), Kazuko Suematsu (Tohoku University), Keiko Ikeda (Kansai University), Yukako Yonezawa (Tohoku University)
LANGUAGE English (with simultaneous English-Japanese interpretation)
presentation Original audio(English)🎥     *Click here for the individual recordings. 
Translated audio(Japanese)🎥
Dr.Jones’s pdf    Dr.Beelen’s pdf       
Dr.Suematsu’spdf     Dr. Ikeda’spdf     Dr.Yonezawa’spdf
The 12th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 2 February 2021
VENUE Online
TOPIC Junior academics in Japanese universities: their experiences and challenges
LECTURER(S): Jongsung Kim (Hiroshima University)
Yusuke Sakurai (Ochanomizu University)
Yangson Kim (Hiroshima University)
Machi Sato (Kyoto University)
LANGUAGE English 
presentation Dr.Sakurai’s🎥     Dr.Sakurai’spdf
The 11th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 18 November 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Master’s Education in East Asia and COVID-19 Impacts
LECTURER(S): Jisun Jung (The University of Hong Kong), Wenqin Shen (Peking University), Jiale Yang (Tsinghua University), Jason Cheng-Cheng Yang (National Chiayi University), Sheng-Ju Chan (National Chung Cheng University), Soo Jeung Lee (Sejong University), Seungjung Kim (Korean Council for University Education), Sae Shimauchi (Tokyo Metroplitan University), and Yangson Kim (RIHE, Hiroshima Univeristy)
LANGUAGE English (with simultaneous English-Japanese interpretation)
Presentation China🎥 Taiwan🎥 South Korea🎥 
Chinapdf Taiwanpdf South Koreapdf       
Translated audios are also available on Japanese page.
The 10th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 11 November 2020
VENUE Room No. 112, RIHE, Hiroshima University; and Online
TOPIC EBPM and higher education: the debate over the Cabinet Office Evidence System (e-CSTI)
LECTURER(S): Iwao MIYAMOTO(Cabinet Office)
Shinsuke KAWACHI(Cabinet Office)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 9th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 16 October 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Research Ethics and Research Fairness in Universities, with a Special Focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences
LECTURER(S): Rei NOUCHI (Shinshu University)
LANGUAGE Japanese    (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 8th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 26 August 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC The Aggregated-level Data from Higher Education Institutions for use in EBPM: A Trial Analysis for University Reform, University Strategy Formulation and Financial Management Utilizing Toyo Keizai Shimpo’s “College Four Seasons Reports”
(Collaboration research with Toyo Keizai Inc.: “University Shikiho” data analysis utilization series 3)
LECTURER(S): Makoto KUROKI (Yokohama City University)
Shinji MATSUMIYA (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 7th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 17 August 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC The effect of “university quality” on early prospective employment
(Collaboration research with Toyo Keizai Inc.: “University Shikiho” data analysis utilization series 2)
LECTURER(S): Hisataka TANAKA (TOYO KEIZAI INC.)
Osamu UMEZAKI (Hosei University)
Tomotaka HIRAO (Setsunan University)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 6th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 4 August 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Thinking about higher education and evidence: the review and discussion about the book: Exploring the Scope of Evidence-based Education: Discussion over Norms and Facts in Pedagogy “Evidence ni motoduku kyoiku” no iki wo saguru: Kyoikugaku ni okeru kihan to jijitsu wo megutte
LECTURER(S): Hirotaka SUGITA (Hiroshima University)
Shota KUMAI (Yamaguchi University)
Hitoshi SATO (Fukuoka University)
Yusuke HASEGAWA (Oita University)
Takehiko HAYASHI (National Institute for Environmental Studies)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 5th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 20 July 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Causal inference about the effect of individual university behavior by using synthetic control method (Collaboration research with Toyo Keizai Inc.: “University Shikiho” data analysis utilization series 1)
LECTURER(S): Ran NAKAO (Hiroshima University)
Hisataka TANAKA(TOYO KEIZAI INC.)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 4th Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 14 July 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC How to deal with Campus Harassment: Organizational Management and Networking
LECTURER(S): Satoko TATSUI (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)
The 3rd Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 7 July 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Institutionalization of Research Ethics and Integrity Education: Theoretical Exploration
LECTURER(S): Masako KOTAKE (Shimane University) 
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 2nd Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 23 June 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC A Qualitative Study of the Influence of Significant Others on the Career Development of Japanese and Foreign High School Students to English Degree Programs in Japanese Universities
LECTURER(S): Noboru MIYOSHI (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE English 
presentation Dr.Miyoshi’s🎥     Dr.Miyoshi’spdf
The 1st Open Seminar in 2020 – 2021
DATE 10 June 2020
VENUE Online
TOPIC Trends and Challenges of University Overseas: A Response to COVID-19 – Focusing on both recent news and some reports-
LECTURER(S): Shinichi KOBAYASHI (Hiroshima University)
Shinichi CHO (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese     (🎥  pdfavailable on Japanese page)