Japan After 3.11 – Recovery & Healing

June 5, 2012
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116 East 55th Street (between Park & Lexington Avenues)

Join us to learn about ongoing efforts by many volunteers and non-profit organizations to help Japan recover and heal following the 9.0 earthquake and tsunamis that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, the greatest natural disaster in its history.

Panelists Kamal Ramani, MD and physician volunteer in Tohoku, Member of the Board of Directors, Japanese Medical Society of America and the Japanese American Association of New York; Gary Moriwaki, Attorney, Fox & Rothschild LLP, President, Japanese American Association of New York, Trustee, Japanese American National Museum, Vice Chair, Asian American Federation, Member of the Board of Directors, U.S.-Japan Council; and David Stahl, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Binghamton University, will speak on the impact of the disaster on Japanese civil society, the long term health effects and related implications, and obstacles to recovery. These and related issues will be explored to give us an in-depth understanding of the crisis and the challenges that lie ahead. Moderated by Fred Katayama, journalist and Anchor, Reuters Television, Member of the Board of Directors, Japan Society and U.S.-Japan Council.

6–6:30 pm Registration
6:30–8 pm Panel with Q & A
8–9 pm Reception

Cosponsored by Binghamton University Asian & Asian American Alumni Council and the Department of Asian & Asian American Studies; Asian American Bar Association of New York; Japanese American Association of NY; and Japanese Medical Society of America.

Adults: $20 before May 31; $30 afterward
Students: $10 (must show valid University ID at registration)

Register online or call 607.777.2424.
For more information email: [email protected]

  • Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  • 6:00 pm