A Decade to the Great East Japan Disaster - An International Web-Symposium - 11 March 2021

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Discussion published by Rotem Kowner on Thursday, March 4, 2021

 


Crosspost from H-Asia

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of Haifa and the Department of Architecture at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem are delighted to invite you to the international symposium

A DECADE TO THE GREAT EAST JAPAN DISASTER

The symposium will take place online, through Zoom, on March 11, 2021 from 10-am Israel time / 5-pm Japan time / 3-am EST time (New York) / 9-am CET time (West Europe)

Please join with the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9170009735

Link for the poster

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zRZy8eR2yjc74dUqBgAxtPMNPTDTyBOW/view?usp=sharing

 

PROGRAM

OPENING REMARKS 

10:00-10:15 (ISR), 17:00-17:15 (JP)

Dr. Erez Golani Solomon, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Designand Prof. Rotem Kowner, University of Haifa

 

 

SESSION I: ECONOMY AND ENERGY 

10:15-11:00 (ISR), 17:15-18:00 (JP)

Moderator: Dr. Guy Almog, University of Haifa, ISRAEL 

Discussant: PhD Candidate Ehud Gonen, University of Haifa, ISRAEL 

 

The Japanese Economy during the Last Decade: Perspectives and Prospects

Prof. Yishay Yafeh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ISRAEL

 

Japan’s Energy Dilemma since the Crisis of 2011

Dr. Fabio Indeo, NATO Defense College Foundation, ITALY

 

 

SESSION II: THE NUCLEAR CLOUD AND THE POLITICAL DILEMMA 

11:00-12:00 (ISR), 18:00-19:00 (JP)

Moderator: Dr. Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti, Beit Berl College, ISRAEL

Discussant: Prof. Nissim Otmazgin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ISRAEL

 

Japan Radiation Map

Andreas Schneider, Institute for Information Design Japan - IIDj, JAPAN

 

Civil Reactions to Japan’s National Nuclear Policy

Prof. Akira Murakami, Akita University, JAPAN

 

Repercussions and Changes in Japanese Domestic Politics

Prof. Ehud Harari, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ISRAEL

 

 

SESSION III: THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION

 12:15-13:30 (ISR), 19:15-20:30 (JP)

Moderator: Prof. Michal Daliot-Bul, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

Discussant: Prof. Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni, Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL

 

Prenatal and Childbirth Care After March 11

Dr. Tsipy Ivry, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

 

Children of Fukushima: Growing up in the Shadow of the Nuclear Accident

Developmental Psychologist, Shira Taube Dayan, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

 

Kizuna: Implications of Branding Social Cohesion After the Great East Japan Earthquake

Dr. Julia Gerster, Tohoku University, JAPAN

 

Social Resilience in Disaster Recovery Planning

Prof. Izumi Kuroishi, Aoyama Gakuin University, JAPAN

 

 

SESSION IV: RECONSTRUCTION AND REFORMATION INITIATIVES 

13:30-14:45 (ISR), 20:30-21:45 (JP)

Moderator: Architect Arie Kutz, ISRAEL

Discussant: Dr. Bill Galloway, Ryerson University, CANADA

 

Gaining Height through Spatial Change: The Foundations of ‘Build Back Better’

Dr. Erez Golani Solomon, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, ISRAEL

 

Japan’s Extreme Infrastructure: From the Seawall to the Seawall System

Dr. Michael Fisch, University of Chicago, USA

 

Evaluation of Non-Governmental Reconstruction Initiatives

Dr. Christian Dimmer, Waseda University, JAPAN

 

Transformation of Fishing Industries

Dr. Alyne Delaney, Tohoku University, JAPAN

 

 

CONCLUDING REMARKS 

14:45-15:00 (ISR), 21:45-22:00 (JP)

Prof. Rotem Kowner and Dr. Erez Golani Solomon