Ten Years After Fukushima: Commemoration and Lessons for the Future
Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 · 8:30 pm–10:30 pm
As we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster of 2011, the University of Tokyo and UBC are presenting a two-part online panel discussion on lessons (un)learned from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan. Professor Daniel Aldrich will be joining the academic panel discussion on “Lessons from Fukushima for risk assessment, risk governance, and social resilience.”
About the Speaker: Daniel P. Aldrich
Daniel P. Aldrich is professor and director of the Security and Resilience Program at Northeastern University. He has published five books, more than fifty peer reviewed articles, and written op-eds for The New York Times, CNN, Asahi Shinbun, along with appearing on popular media outlets such as CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, and HuffPost. His research has been funded by the Fulbright Foundation, the Abe Foundation, and the National Science Foundation, and he has carried out more than five years of fieldwork in Japan, India, Africa, and the Gulf Coast.
The event will take place, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8:30-10:30 PM EST. To register, click here.