Symposium: Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake

 

A half-day symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake:

 

Moderator

Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and chair of UCLA Architecture and Urban Design

 

Discussant

Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic, Los Angeles Times

 

Presenters

Malka Older, specialist in disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness, Save the Children
"From Relief to Recovery"

Hideya Terashima, editor, Kahoku Shimpo
"Covering the Disaster"
 

Masashige Motoe, associate professor, department of  Architecture and Building Science, School of Engineering, Tohoku University
"The Status of Reconstruction in Sendai and ArchiAid's response: Architects Respond to the Devastation Caused by the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami "
 

Toshio Hirano, Senior Manager, JEN (Japan Emergency NGO)

"JEN’s Emergency Response and Ongoing Recovery Assistance"
 

Junko Mabuchi, East Japan Program Officer, Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

"In the Wake of Disaster"
 

Reception to follow. RSVP (not required, but helpful!)

 

EVENT DETAILS

Symposium: Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Speakers: Hitoshi Abe and guest speakers

Saturday, March 10, 2012

1:30–3:30 pm

Fowler Museum Auditorium

Free program

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