The Atomic Age II: Fukushima Symposium in May and Scholarship Opportunity

The organizers of Atomic Age II: Fukushima symposium are pleased to offer 10 scholarships of up to $300 each to assist those who wish to travel to Chicago to attend the symposium.

Atomic Age II: Fukushima will be held at the University of Chicago on Saturday, May 5.  Principal speakers will include Hiroaki Koide of the Kyoto University Reactor Research Institute, Ruiko Muto, an anti-nuclear activist based in Fukushima and a member of a citizen’s group, Hairo Action Fukushima, along with Robert Rosner, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago (former Director of the Argonne National Laboratory), Bobbie Paul of Georgia WAND, Jeffrey Patterson of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Dean Wilkie and Nancy Foust of Simplyinfo.

Please note that students, independent scholars, and activists are eligible for the scholarship.

The application deadline is Monday, April 9, 2012.

Please visit our blog for more details.

Information on the symposium, including its program and speakers:
http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/atomicage/aboutsymposium/

Scholarship Application Form:
http://japanatchicago.wufoo.com/forms/application-for-scholarship-to-atomic-age-ii/

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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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