Special Symposium to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing "Peace and Disarmament Education in an Emerging Era of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons"

Date and timeTuesday, November 17, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.(JST)
LocationOnline via Zoom (registration required)
Target audienceStudents and Open to public
Application process and deadlinePlease register below for Zoom participation
(no later than Monday, November 23, 2020)
Participation feeFree
OrganizersOrganizer: Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA)
cooperation: Peace Research Institute, International Christian University (ICU-PRI)
Contact pointICU Peace Research Institute Email:icupri@icu.ac.jp

ICU's Peace Research Institute and Nagasaki University's Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition are pleased to announce the following event. You are all invited to join us for this special occasion. The purpose of this event is to commemorate the 75th anniversary of atomic bombing in Nagasaki. The event will be also broadcast online as well. You are requested to register below.

Program (with Simultaneous English-Japanese Translation)

1. Plenary Speech "Origins of Wars and the Future of Mankind"
Professor Juichi Yamagiwa, formerly 26th President of Kyoto University 

2. Panel Discussion "Peace and Disarmament Education in the New Era"

Professor Mikiko Nishimura, International Christian University

Mr. Valèrie Mantels, Secretariat, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Vienna, Austria
Professor Toshiaki Sasao, Director, Peace Research Institute, International Christian University
Professor Kiho Yi, Director, Center for Peace and Public Integrity, Hanshin University, Korea
Associate Professor Keiko Nakamura, Nagasaki University RECNA

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