Category Geography and Environmental Systems

Brett Walker

Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan’s Modern World

Social Sciences Forum
Brett L. Walker, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Department of History and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
Thursday, April 21, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In this lecture, Brett Walker will investigate asbestos in the construction and, more importantly, destruction of Japan’s built environment, with a focus on the impact of the 3/11 disaster and the later clean up. (Click heading for full description.)

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