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36th Peace Science Symposium

“<Reconstruction of Hiroshima and Fukushima>”

<Outlines of the Symposium>

Time and Date 14:00-16:00, January 29 (Sun) 2012 (Tentative)
Venue ASTER PLAZA 7F Lecture Room, 4-17 Kakomachi, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Admission fee Free
Language Japanese and English (Simultaneous interpretation is available.)
Organizer Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University (IPSHU)
Co-Organizers Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC) and NPO Peacebuilders (PB)
Supporter Hiroshima Shudo University


14:00 - 14:20 Opening Speech/ Explanation about the purpose of the symposium
 -Hideaki SHINODA
 (Associate Professor, Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University)
14:20 - 14:40 「Reconstruction of Fukushima - The Minamisoma Citizens' Reconstruction Commission」
 (Professor and Special assistant of President, Fukushima University /
 Chairman of the Minamisoma Citizens' Reconstruction Commission)
14:40 - 15:00 「Challenges in Fukushima」
 -Osamu SAITO
 (Medical Doctor, Watari Hospital Health Co-operative Association of JCCU)
15:00 - 15:20 Discussion by Panelists
<Members of the panel>
 -Akihiro TANAKA
 (Immediate Past President of Junior Chamber International Haramachi 2012 /
 Member of the Minamisoma Citizens' Reconstruction Commission)
 -Norioki ISHIMARU
 (Representative of the Research Institute of Regeneration and Miscellaneous Matters of
 <Former Professor of Hiroshima University and Hiroshima International University University>)
 (Evacuee from Minamisoma-city, Fukushima)
 (Reporter, Chugoku Shimbun Newspaper)
15:20 - 16:00 Questions and Answers / Panel Discussion
         *Information on the symposium will be updated on this page.

         General inquiries and application procedure: Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC)
                               Tel: 082-236-1414 Fax: 082-243-0643

         <Application Procedure>
         *Please send an e-mail to HPC<>according to the following instruction.
         -Indicate “Participation in the Symposium on January 29” in the title of your-mail.
         -In the text, indicate a participant's name, affiliation, contact information and how you received this information.
         We will close registrations according to the capacity of the venue.

         The purpose of this symposium is to discuss the reconstruction after the 3.11 disaster in Fukushima through
         a viewpoint of experinces of reconstruction of Hiroshima after WW II. Experts from Fukushima and Hiroshima
         are invited to share thier experience.