UNU Shibuya Seminar #2: Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Towards Livelihood Rehabilitation


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    2014•07•17    19:00 - 20:31

    Since 2003, the United Nations University has been jointly organizing an annual series of public seminars with the Shibuya City Office. These seminars are intended to provide opportunities for lifelong learning to the residents of Shibuya as well as those who work and study in the ward. The 2014 seminars will be held on four Thursday evenings in July at UNU Headquarters. UNU Certificates of Completion will be awarded to participants who attend all four lectures, presented at the fourth session on 31 July.

    The second lecture, on 17 July 2014, will be “Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Towards Livelihood Rehabilitation”, by Hiroshi Suzuki, Professor Emeritus, Fukushima University.

    Please note that this event will be held in Japanese only. No interpretation will be provided.

    The lecture is free and open to the public (subject to seating limitations), but advance registration is required.For more information and to register, please visit this link (Japanese).

    Other lectures in this year’s UNU Shibuya Seminar Series are:

    • 10 July: “Towards Recovery in Fukushima – New Japanese Environmental Policy and UNU Approach”, by Kazuhiko Takeuchi, UNU Senior Vice-Rector.
    • 24 July: “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support after Disasters”, by Atsuro Tsutsumi, Research Fellow, UNU International Institute for Global Health.
    • 31 July: “Human Security after 3/11: Vulnerability and Empowerment”, by Christopher Hobson, Visiting Research Fellow, UNU-IAS and Assistant Professor, Waseda University.