Academia & Science

An evening on Fukushima

27 February 2019

University of Edinburgh, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LH (English) (日本語)

On February 27th, as part of the Japan – UK season of Culture 2019-2020, the University of Edinburgh will be holding an informative evening dedicated to learning about the progress of Fukushima’s environmental recovery.

The event will consist of a lecture from Dr Leslie Mabon of Robert Gordon University, who will discuss his ongoing research into the regeneration of Fukushima’s coastal communities following the 2011 disasters. After this, a filmmaker and director Ms Toko Shiiki will then talk about her own personal experiences and screen her documentaries “Over the Sky” and “Passing the Baton”.

If you are interested in learning about the regeneration of Fukushima’s and its communities, please come along to listen.
The event is free, and please reserve your ticket in advance through our Eventbrite page(click).
For more details, click the link below the article to view the event poster(click).