Einaudi Center Roundtable: Five Years After Fukushima: What Have We Learned From the Nuclear Accidents?

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Klarman Auditorium

A key theme of the Einaudi Center is Sustainability. In 2016 we have elected to focus on a difficult topic: nuclear power, its potential to serve as solution to global climate change, and its risks. To kick off this discussion, we have invited experts who have studied the three major nuclear accidents of our time—Three Mile Island in 1979, Chernobyl in 1986, and Fukushima in 2011—to a Roundtable discussion to share lessons learned in the aftermath of these events. On March 11, 2016, on the fifth anniversary of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan, we invite you to join in this timely and important conversation.

Event Type

Roundtable

Departments

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, East Asia Program, Cornell Institute for European Studies

Contact E-Mail

hm75@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Heike Michelsen

Contact Phone

607-255-8926

Speaker

Hirokazu Miyazaki, Director, Einaudi Center, John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, Cornell University; Rebecca Slayton, Assistant Professor, Science & Technology Studies, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Cornell University; Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan; Charles Perrow, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Yale University; Sonja Schmid, Associate Professor, Science & Technology in Society, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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