March 31, 2011
Experts to discuss Japan crises in April 6 panel
As the crises in Japan continue, a panel of six UW faculty members will discuss whats happened and what could happen next.
Epicenter Japan: Local Crises, Global Impacts is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in 120 Kane.
Speakers and topics are:
- Gary Hamilton, (moderator) UW Japan Program interim chairman and professor, international studies and sociology.
- Kenneth B. Pyle, Henry M. Jackson Professor of History and Asian Studies: Japans postwar history and nuclear context.
- Marie Anchordoguy, professor of East Asian Studies: business and economics of Japan.
- Ken Tadashi Oshima, associate professor of architecture: Japanese architecture and earthquakes.
- Andrea Arai, lecturer: Japanese society and media representations.
- principal research scientist, aeronautics and astronautics: nuclear engineering.
The evening is sponsored by the UW Japan Studies Program and the East Asia Center. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-685-9997.