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Digital archives of Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima by Dr. Hidenori Watanave

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 12:30pm

Dr. Hidenori Watanave is offering a lecture on digital archives in Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:30 p.m. in McGregor Hall, 113. This event is presented in association with the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center. 

Professor Hidenori Watanave is now at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University as a visiting scholar. An Associate Professor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, he is an information architect and is interested in digital archives. His bio can be found here.

Professor Watanave has been working on a digital archive project to preserve the memory of the Hiroshima Atomic bombing. For your reference, the Foreign Press Center Japan arranged meetings for him in Japan with visiting journalists, have posted this on their website.  Additionally, Hiroshima students made a presentation on the  "Hiroshima Archive" at the NPT conference at the UN.  Here is a link to the NHK World's news clip. Just for your information, his latest project focused on the 3.11 disaster that affected the Tohoku region of Japan.”

McGregor Hall 113