Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.
Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake - Global Agenda in Post Fukushima & Reconstruction Efforts of Japanese Architects
"Fukushima Nuclear Accident awakened us." -- Come listen to Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on March 22 as he gives his thought and experiences while acting as the Chair of the Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan. Immediately following is a colloquium about the numerous reconstruction efforts of Japanese architects during the past two years.
Documentary about the nuclear situation in the U.S. and Japan
On December 26th, Shinzo Abe of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party assumed the post of Prime Minister for the second time. Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, Jun Niimi, comes to UCLA to give a presentation detailing the results and implications of the recent national poll.
Students, faculty, staff, and donors come together to celebrate the New Year at the Terasaki Center Annual Shinnenkai
LET’S DANCE THE ‘KUICHA’ - UCLA lecture filled with the song and spirit of traditional Okinawan culture.
To take place on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UCLA, Dodd Hall 275.
They threw random possessions off rooftops, made printed copies of Japanese currency and perpetrated odd "happenings" in commuter trains that left Tokyo residents scratching their heads.
The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies hosts the 17th Annual Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies.
The Japan Foundation, an organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan, has announced $450,000 in funding to support UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies’ teaching, research and outreach efforts.
Erik Ropers completed his PhD in history from the University of Melbourne and was recently appointed assistant professor of modern Japanese history at Towson University.
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