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Rebuilding in a Post-Disaster Japan: Lessons from New Orleans

A one day symposium organized by the UCLA Center for the study of Urban Poverty.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Royce Hall 243
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Fussell, Washington State University, "The Recovery Machine in New Orleans: Lessons for Japan"

Panel One: Construction Work in a Comparative Context: Industrial Relations and Workers' Issues

  • Hirotake Kanisawa, Shibaura Institute of Technology
  • Satomi Era, Hitotsubashi University

Panel Two: Rebuilding in a Post-Disaster Japan: National, Prefecture, and Local Responses

  • Hiroshi Suzuki, Fukushima University
  • Kyoko Ochi & Sadatsugu Tsujimura, Institute for the Study of Construction Policy

Panel Three: Post-Disaster Rebuilding: Lessons for Labor and Workers from New Orleans and Elsewhere

  • John S. Gaal, Carpenters' District Council of Greater St. Louis and Vicinity
  • Aaron Schneider, Tulane University


Download File: Rebuild-Japan_Poster6-hf-zpy.pdf

Sponsor(s): UCLA International Institute, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics; Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

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