DescriptionRoyal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Being Human podcast series, episode “Dealing with Disaster in Japan”. Chaired by Laura Haapio-Kirk. Discussants: Dr Chika Watanabe (Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester); Dr Andrew Littlejohn (Assistant Professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands); Dr Giulia De Togni (Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, Usher Institute, Edinburgh University Medical School). Abstract: “In this episode of Being Human we’ll be looking at the topic of disaster - how do people prepare for them, how can we mitigate their effects, and how do people use technologies to equip themselves in times of trouble? We’ll be looking specifically at Japan, a country which has frequent natural disasters, and which on March 11th 2011 suffered the triple disaster of a tsunami, earthquake, and nuclear meltdown.”
|Period||30 Nov 2020|
|Location||London, United KingdomShow on map|
|Degree of Recognition||International|
- Risk Preparedness
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This podcast brings together anthropologists from different areas of the discipline in conversation about issues of public interest. In each episode, a panel of anthropology experts speak about one central topic from different angles. This podcast is produced by Jennifer Cearns and Laura Haapio-Kirk, and is supported by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
Surviving the Disasters - Doctoral Project supported by AHRC