Tag Archives: Tohoku earthquake

Resource: Voices from Tohoku

Professor David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has been a part of great efforts to support those affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, including ensuring that their stories are heard. Today’s resource is an archive launched last … Continue reading

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Resource: Teach 3.11

Those with an interest in how to share and teach information globally about the Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami and its aftermath will be interested in the website Teach 3.11, a non-profit educational project of the Forum for the History of Science in … Continue reading

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Tohoku Revival Calendar

On the fourth anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tōhoku area of Japan, many people are reflecting on how far (or not far) recovery has come and asking what they can still do to help those … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: 3.11 as History: a book (E/J)

Published on 3.11 by staff members of Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai. The title of the book is 『歴史としての東日本大震災 口碑伝承をおろそかにするなかれ』(岩本由輝編、刀水書房、2013年). It contains 5 articles, written by faculty member living either in the Sendai region, or in Soma City, Fukushima.

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Information on volunteering in Japan

For those of you who may be interested, David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has gathered the following information on volunteering opportunities in Japan: Its that time of year when foreign-based academics descend upon Japan. Volunteer work opportunities exist, … Continue reading

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Event: Kyoko Gasha’s Movie & Reception at GA Tech about 3/11 in Japan

Via The Official JETAA group on LinkedIn. Official website: http://1109gatech.eventbrite.com/ What: Film – 3/11 in the Moment When: Friday, November 9, 2012, 5 pm to 8 pm Where: LeCraw Auditorium, Room 100, Scheller College of Business, 800 West Peachtree ST … Continue reading

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Japan ICU Foundation Fundraising Dinner for Tohoku

Via JETWit.com On Friday, September 14, the Japan ICU Foundation (JICUF) will hold a special Fundraising Dinner in Washington, DC to support ICU’s ongoing programs for earthquake relief in Japan. The Tohoku Earthquake moved us all in its devastation and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Habitat for Humanity, Miyagi, September 2012

Apply to Volunteer in Tohoku (Miyagi, September 2012) Location: Ishinomaki city and Higashimatsushima city, etc Miyagi prefecture Deadline: recruitment will be closed seven days before the program day or if and when the target is met. Dates: A. Sep 1st … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan

Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan. Edited by Jeff Kingston Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the country into a state of crisis. As the nation struggled to recover from a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-time summer teaching/mentoring for Japanese youth

JULY 23 – AUGUST 11, 2012 Remuneration: $2,500 Join the global effort to prepare the “tomodachi generation” by teaching/mentoring Japanese youth affected by the 2011 tsunami to become tomorrow’s leaders! Program Description: Tomodachi Summer 2012 SoftBank Leadership Program The Tomodachi … Continue reading

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