The Shifting Landscape of Modern Memories: Industrial Heritage Sites, Old and New (Lecture by Prof. Andrew GORDON) - Tokyo College

The Shifting Landscape of Modern Memories: Industrial Heritage Sites, Old and New (Lecture by Prof. Andrew GORDON)

When:
2023.05.22 @ 16:00 – 17:30
2023-05-22T16:00:00+09:00
2023-05-22T17:30:00+09:00
The Shifting Landscape of Modern Memories:  Industrial Heritage Sites, Old and New (Lecture by Prof. Andrew GORDON)

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Date(s) Monday, 22 May 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm JST
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Language English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

Professor Andrew Gordon is studying the public history of industrial heritage, beginning with the UNESCO-inscribed World Heritage Sites of Japan’s industrial revolution. He is also interested in sites of industrial heritage which have not been (and probably will not be) nominated to UNESCO. His talk will focus on two such sites. One is old and famous: the Ashio Copper Mine and Refinery. Another is Japan’s newest “industrial heritage site”: the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Program

Lecture
Andrew GORDON (Tokyo College Professor, The University of Tokyo; Professor, Harvard University)

Comment
OKAHASHI Junko (Professor, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo)

Q&A

Moderator
HANEDA Masashi (Director, Tokyo College)

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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