Coastal Communities and Disaster: Perspectives from Asia – University of Copenhagen

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Coastal Communities and Disaster: Perspectives from Asia

This workshop is designed as an avenue for Japanese scholars from Tohoku University’s Centre for Northeast Asian Studies (CNEAS) and International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) to share their on-going research from the JSPS project “Local Knowledge and Disaster Risk Reduction Research in Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Reconstruction in Tsunami Affected Areas” with international disasters specialists and scholars.

Organisors: Tohoku University’s Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Sendai Japan

Local sponsor: Kristian Cedervall Lauta, Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE)

Date: 17th and 18th September 2018

Time:  17th  13.00 to 17:00 – Presentations from Tohoku University researchers and discussion

Dinner in the evening

18th 09:00-12:00 – Discussions and Networking

Location: COPE, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Papers to be presented:

Professor Hiroki TAKAKURA
Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
“The role of collective action for the post-quake fishing recovery in coastal Pacific Tohoku and the consequences” 

Assistant Professor Sebastien BORET
International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
“Identifying "Places of Memories" of Fishing Communities after the Great East Japan Earthquake”

Associate Professor Alyne DELANEY
Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
IFM, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
“Take it to the People: Innovation among fishing cooperative association members in post-tsunami Japan”

For more information contact:
Dr. Alyne Delaney or Dr. Kristian Lauta

Poster (PDF)