In October 2022, Curtin University joined the Hasekura League, a consortium of universities for the promotion of Japanese studies. Centred on Tohoku University, the network includes 25 universities in Europe and North America, with Curtin being the first Australian university to join. The league meets regularly in Japan and at members’ institutions for symposia and workshops.
Agreement for visiting staff between Curtin University and Toyo University
To mark a deepening relationship between Curtin University and Toyo University, including new double degree articulated agreements with the institutions’ master programs, Toyo University has invited Curtin University Faculty of Humanities colleagues on their visiting professor program 2023/24.
Dr Courtney Babb, from Curtin’s School of Design and the Built Environment, and Dr Reto Hofmann, from the School of Media, Creative Arts, and Social Inquiry (also Dean, Japan) have been invited to Toyo as visiting researchers. In October/November 2023 and December 2023 respectively, they will spend one month at the university, conducting research, giving lectures and engaging with colleagues and students.
Agreement for visiting staff between Curtin University and University of Hyogo
Dr Hiroshi Hasegawa has accepted the opportunity to participate in the program at the School of Economics and Management at the University of Hyogo in Japan. His primary role includes coordinating a unit, teaching a total of 15 special sessions online and face-to-face on the University of Hyogo campus. Dr Hasegawa will create, conduct and assess the unit assignments, activities and examination.
For more information on Curtin’s engagement with Japan, please contact Dr Reto Hofmann, Dean Global, Japan.