Remembering the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

This trilogy of events marks the 9th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The events are part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-20.

 

Japanese cultural workshop

Thursday 5 March, 5.30pm-7pm

Ground Floor Teaching Room, 4 The Square (drop in)

 

Come along for tasters of calligraphy, sake, origami, drum, Kimono, regional culture and cuisine.

Film screening: ‘Life - The Untold Story of the Fukushima Evacuation Zion’

Wednesday 11 March, 5.30pm-8pm (doors open 5pm)

Gilmorehill Halls (cinema)

 

Director Chikai Kasai presents the untold story of the Fukushima evacuation zone. Free but registration necessary.

Real Fukushima: the nine-year journey

Thursday 19 March, 5pm-7pm

Ground Floor Teaching Room, 4 The Square (drop in)

Talks by:

  • Dr Alan Cresswell, ‘Environmental remediation following the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor accident’
  • Dr Leslie Mabon, ‘The sea food and fishers: Lives in Fukushima’
  • Yuya Kawamata, ‘Reconstruction and people in Fukushima’

First published: 4 March 2020