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July 7, 2016

Grappling with nuclear catastrophe in Japan

Norma Field explored the anguish and anxiety of Japanese living with the consequences of the March 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

June 13, 2016

2016 Global Japan Forum - The Politics of Migration

The third installment of the Global Japan Forums examined Japanese immigration policies, as well as attitudes toward, treatment of, and discourse about immigrants to Japan.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/dept/faculty/japan-foundation-grant-to-bring-southeast-asia-scholars-to-ucla

May 27, 2016

Japan Foundation Grant to bring Southeast Asian Scholars to UCLA

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/dept/faculty/japan-foundation-grant-to-bring-southeast-asia-scholars-to-ucla

April 25, 2016

EVENT: Fukushima: The Pathways of Anguish

March 22, 2016

2016 Shinnenkai – Bringing in the New Year and the First Silverberg Prize

http://dailybruin.com/2016/03/09/fukushima-disaster-prompts-history-professor-to-investigate-japan/

March 18, 2016

Fukushima disaster prompts history professor to investigate Japan

UCLA history professor investigates what he thinks is purposeful coordination between the government, major media outlets and energy companies to profit from nuclear energy despite the risks.

http://dailybruin.com/2016/03/09/fukushima-disaster-prompts-history-professor-to-investigate-japan/

February 9, 2016

Australian Foreign Minister, speaking at UCLA, urges ratification of the TPP

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke in depth about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and crucial issues of cooperation and conflict in the Asia-Pacific Region.

January 27, 2016

In Remembrance of Dr. Paul Terasaki

See also UCLA Newsroom story.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-app-helps-students-learn-to-read-ancient-japanese-writing-form

December 9, 2015

Smartphone app teaches students how to read classical Japanese calligraphy

Prof. Michael Emmerich and colleagues from Japan's Waseda University helped create an app that quickly teaches students how to read classical Japanese texts. The teaching tool is one of many projects funded by the Tadashi Yanai Initiative.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-app-helps-students-learn-to-read-ancient-japanese-writing-form

December 4, 2015

12/7 Colloquium: The Uncarved Block

November 30, 2015

Hell for Chefs, Heaven for Diners

Eric C. Rath, professor of history at the University of Kansas, recently spoke about the Kumano Mandala at the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.

October 19, 2015

Listening to the "Little Voices from Fukushima"

September 28, 2015

2015 Global Japan Certificate Program "Learning from Disability"

August 25, 2015

Oral History Project: Herb Kawahara

The Terasaki Center is proud to publically release the Herb Kawahara Oral History, honoring the life and legacy of Nikkei Bruin Herb Kawahara.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/homes-with-heart-for-sendai

July 9, 2015

Homes with heart in Sendai, Japan

Architect and director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies Hitoshi Abe is designing new social housing for the Japanese region devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. Instead of utilitarian structures, he seeks to create housing that facilitates community interaction.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/homes-with-heart-for-sendai
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