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Try out a sample of what the University experience will look like someday

Ever wondered how a lecture is at Ritsumeikan University? Come learn something new, and experience a sample of what your Ritsumeikan experience will look when you join the University!
Our professors are excited to provide lectures to high school students on a wide variety of topics. Mark your calendar and register today.

What is Democracy? Power and Different Understandings of 'People's Rule'

Saturday, October 22, 14:00 JST

Discipline: College of Global Liberal Arts
Lecturer: Huseyin Rasit
Duration: 30 minutes 
Medium of Instruction: English
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Facilitating nature conservation in our society

Saturday, October 29, 13:00 JST

Discipline: College of Policy Science
Lecturer: Ryo Sakurai
Duration: 30 minutes
Medium of Instruction: English

The Role of the United Nations for Peace and Security

Saturday, November 5, 14:00 JST

Discipline: College of International Relations
Lecturer: Sachiko Ishikawa
Duration: 30 minutes
Medium of Instruction: English


Our Lecturers


Huseyin Rasit

Associate Professor, College of Global Liberal Arts
Research Interests:
Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements, State-Building, Ideologies, Middle East Studies, Political Sociology, Comparative-Historical Social Science, Social Theory

Learn more about the lecturer here

Ryo Sakurai

Associate Professor/Associate Dean, College of Policy Science
Environmental and ecological symbiosis, Design and evaluation of sustainable and environmental conscious system, Environmental Policy and Social Systems, Area Studies, Sociology, Social psychology, Education Ecology/Environment, Rural environment engineering/Planning
Learn more about the lecturer here

Sachiko Ishikawa

Professor, College of International Relations
International development cooperation theory, Conflict and peace studies, Regional studies (Southeast Asia, ASEAN)
Learn more about the lecturer here

Real Students, Real Stories

At the end of July, there will be a student session where we invite current RU students to talk about their experiences at Ritsumeikan.

Come join the conversation and learn how studying at Ritsumeikan University impacted their lives