Public Seminar: The Role of Education in Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from Kobe and Tohoku

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When:
November 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
2014-11-13T18:30:00+00:00
2014-11-13T20:15:00+00:00
Where:
The Japan Foundation, London
Russell Square House
10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EE
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Japan Foundation
020 7436 6695
Public Seminar: The Role of Education in Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from Kobe and Tohoku @ The Japan Foundation, London

The Japan Foundation, in collaboration with Kobe University and Miyagi University of Education, is delighted to present this special public seminar looking at the role of education in disaster risk reduction. We will be joined by scholars from both universities who will introduce their projects for promoting disaster risk reduction and creating more resilient societies.

Presentations:

Risk Communication after Severe Earthquakes, Prof Tsuyoshi Matsuda, Kobe University

Disaster Risk Reducation and Education for Sustainable Development in Teacher Training Programs, Dr Takashi Oda, Tohoku University

Education for Disaster and Recovery in Sendai and Kesennuma, Dr Takaaki Koganezawa, Miyagi University of Education

Chair: Prof Kiyomitsu Yui, Kobe University
Discussant: Prof Ros Wade, London South Bank University

Booking:
This event is free to attend but booking is essential. To reserve a place, please email your name and the title of the event you would like to attend to event@jpf.org.uk

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