Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Being Human podcast series

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


Royal 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.”
Period30 Nov 2020
Event typeOther
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Japan
  • Disaster
  • Fukushima
  • Resilience
  • Risk Preparedness
  • Mitigation