22/11/2021

EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS' NIGHT - Fukushima Reflections A Decade On

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  • START DATE
    30/11/2021 - 18:00
  • LOCATION
    Japan, Tokyo
  • END DATE
    30/11/2021 - 20:00
  • ORGANISER
    EURAXESS Japan

A decade has passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the subsequent disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The webinar focuses on looking back on the lessons learned, experiences shared, results, and achievements from actions undertaken. Pursuing these objectives, the event gathers experts to discuss initiatives pursued in the aftermath of the accident, and plans for the future of the region.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

AGENDA

 

TIME

EVENT

18:00 – 18:05JST

INTRODUCTION

Judit Erika Magyar

Country Representative

EURAXESS Japan

18:05 – 19:40JST

PRESENTATIONS

 

“Rapid 90Sr Determination with Mass Spectrometry Method: 10 Years of Research in Fukushima”

Norbert Kavasi

MSCA ITN Fellow

Department of Environmental Sciences

Jožef Stefan Institute

 

"Science Behind Fukushima Daiichi: Cesium-rich Microparticles as a Window to the Meltdown Events"

Satoshi Utsunomiya

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Kyushu University

 

“Fukushima in Context: Decarbonization Challenges”

Andrew DeWit

Professor

School of Economic Policy Studies

Rikkyo University

 

“Fukushima 10 Years Later”

David McNeill

Professor

Communications and English

University of Sacred Heart

Co-Chair

FCCJ’s Professional Activities Committee

 

“Women's Political Activism Then and 10 Years Later”

David H. Slater

Professor

Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Sophia University

 

“More Than Just Mushrooms: Local Food Culture and Place-making After ‘Fukushima’”

Julia Gerster

Assistant Professor

International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS)

Tohoku University

 

“No Trust Without Transparency: How Can the Planned Ocean Releases from Fukushima Daiichi Set Positive Precedents?”

Azby Brown

Lead Researcher

Safecast

 

“Compounding Precarity: Assessing Poverty and Economic Impact for Buddhist Temples in Northeastern Japan after the Triple Disaster”

Pow A. Camacho-Lemus

Doctoral Scholar

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

 

19:40-19:58JST

Q&A

 

19:58-20:00JST

FAREWELL REMARKS

 

Tatsuya Maisawa

Country Representative

EURAXESS Japan