Saturday, April 2, 2011

Epicenter Japan: Local Crises, Global Impacts

by Keiko P
Panel Discussion at UW
Wednesday April 6, 2011. 7 PM
120 Kane Hall, Seattle Campus

UW faculty and scholars will have an open-to-public discussion on the multiple disasters now facing Japan. They assess the impacts to Japan as  well as the world since March 11 and look at what lies ahead. Panelists are:

Kenneth B. Pyle, Henry M. Jackson Professor of History and Asian Studies - Japan’s postwar history and nuclear context
Marie Anchordoguy, Professor of East Asian Studies - Business and Economics of Japan
Ken Tadashi Oshima, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture – Japanese architecture and earthquakes
Andrea Arai, Lecturer - Japanese culture, media and demographics
Roger Raman, Principal Research Scientist Aeronautics and Astronautics - Nuclear Engineering
Gary Hamilton, UW Japan Program Interim Chair and Professor, International Studies and Sociology - Moderator

I wish I could go but I  will be out of town for a conference on 4/6. This event is sponsored by the UW Japan Studies Program and East Asia Center.
For more information, contact or (206) 685.9997.

1 comment:

  1. thanks, Keiko, for posting information about this important event!

    also, can you byline your post on the top? [by Keiko P.] with several of us blogging here, it's easier for readers to identify us that way.

    + i didn't realize you are not in the blog reader google group, my bad:(. i think you were traveling when i cooked it up. will send you an invite right away, so you should get notifications about all new posts, including your own:)

    many thanks, again