International Symposium on the Great East Japan Earthquake Archive FY 2019: "Facilities and archives commemorating the disaster" (held on January 11, 2020)

The National Diet Library (NDL) and the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) of Tohoku University will hold the International Symposium on the Great East Japan Earthquake Archive. First, a special lecture will introduce the efforts of the Pacific Tsunami Museum in Hawaii as an overseas example of an earthquake disaster facility. Second, as examples from Japan, we will report on the current situation of earthquake archives and earthquake disaster facilities throughout the country, including the National Diet Library Great East Japan Earthquake Archive (Hinagiku). Last, we will discuss how earthquake archives and earthquake disaster facilities can build relationships to increase their utilization.

Program

【Special Lecture】

  • "Introducing the Pacific Tsunami Museum"
  • Marlene Sue Murray (Executive Director, Pacific Tsunami Museum)

【Reports 1】"Communicating Earthquake Records: Progress Reports of Earthquake Disaster Archives"

  • "What Atsuma Town Wants to Convey from the Hokkaido Iburi Earthquake"
  • Makoto Okita (Manager of Disaster Prevention, Atsuma Town)
    Yumeko Nagataki (Chief of Community Development Section Planning Adjustment Group, Atsuma Town)

  • "Kumamoto Earthquake Digital Archives of Kumamoto University "
  • Toshitaka Yamao (Professor Emeritus, Kumamoto University)

  • "National Diet Library Great East Japan Earthquake Archive (HINAGIKU)"
  • Toru Nakagawa (Senior Librarian of Digital Information Department, NDL)

【Reports 2】"Communicating Memories of Earthquake: Case Reports of Earthquake Disaster Facilities"

  • "The Disaster Prevention Education Facility (Tsunami Memorial Hall)"
  • Wataru Usuzawa (Office Chief, 3.11 Disaster Analysis Office, Policy and Planning Division, Department of General Affairs and Planning, Kamaishi City) 

  • "East Japan Earthquake Tsunami Museum (Iwate TSUNAMI Memorial) "
  • Akihiro Shibayama (Associate Professor of IRIDeS, Tohoku University)

【Panel Discussion】

  • "Facilities and Archives Commemorating the Disaster"
  • Facilitator: Akihiro Shibayama (Associate Professor of IRIDeS, Tohoku University)
    Panelists: The speakers presenting the reports listed above

Date and Time: Saturday, January 11, 2020 13:00-16:30
Venue Auditorium of International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS)
Tohoku University 468-1 Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Capacity 200 seats
Admission Fee Free of charge
How to Apply Please access the following URL.
http://shinrokuden.irides.tohoku.ac.jp/(Michinoku Shinrokuden)



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