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Immigrant Communities after the Great East Japan Earthquake -- Local Communities Changed through Empowerment

2011-10-14 (Fri) 6:40 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.

The Global Collaboration Center (GLOCOL) of Osaka University, JICA Osaka, and National Museum of Ethnology will hold the seminar "Immigrant Communities after the Great East Japan Earthquake -- Local Communities Changed through Empowerment" on Friday, October 14.

In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, anthropologists, researchers, and leaders in international cooperation have held meetings in which they discuss international support as it relates to support for disaster-stricken areas. In this third meeting, participants will discuss support activities for immigrant communities in the stricken areas with YOSHITOMI Shizuyo who has been deeply involved in such.

Lecturer: YOSHITOMI Shizuyo, Specially Appointed Professor, Global Collaboration Center

Venue: JICA Osaka, Ibaraki city

Sponsored by: Global Collaboration Center, JICA Osaka, National Muserum of Ethnology

No admission fee is required from those attending this seminar.

Seating space at the venue: 50

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.


If you are interested in attending, please note that registration is required.

How to apply: Send an email to jicaminseminar@yahoo.co.jp. Entitle your email "Application for September 14 Seminar." Enclose (1) your name, the (2) name of your organization, and your (3) email address. If you want to participate in the after-seminar party (from 9:00 p.m.), please indicate that, too.

Application deadline: Thursday, October 13

For more information, contact:

Tsusue, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Osaka

25-1 Nishi Toyokawa-cho, Ibaraki 567-0058

Tel: 072-641-6904
Date: 2011-10-14 (Fri) 6:40 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
URL: http://www.glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp/research/111014jica.html
Contact: Global Collaboration Center
info@glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp

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