Public Seminar: The Role of Education in Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from Kobe and Tohoku


The Japan Foundation, in collaboration with Kobe University and Miyagi University of Education, is delighted to present this special public seminar looking at the role of education in disaster risk reduction. We will be joined by scholars from both universities who will introduce their projects for promoting disaster risk reduction and creating more resilient societies.

Risk Communication after Severe Earthquakes, Prof Tsuyoshi Matsuda, Kobe University

Disaster Risk Reduction and Education for Sustainable Development in Teacher Training Programs, Dr Takashi Oda, Miyagi University of Education

Education for Disaster and Recovery in Sendai and Kesennuma, Dr Takaaki Koganezawa, Miyagi University of Education

Chair: Prof Kiyomitsu Yui, Kobe University

Discussant: Prof Ros Wade, London South Bank University

Date: 13 November 2014 from 6.30pm
Venue: The Japan Foundation, London

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