|Hiroshima A-bomb dome, on the night of the lantern ceremony on August 6|
Take Advantage of a Rare Opportunity to Study Nuclear History in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
|Hiroshima survivor Keiji Nakazawa (left), |
author of Barefoot Gen, speaks to the group
in summer 2011.
(Nakazaswa died December 2012).
|Students from Japan, US, China |
at the baseball game
|Koko Tanimoto Kondo, Hiroshima |
survivor and students from Japan
The course is led by Professors Peter Kuznick and Atsushi Fujioka. Kuznick who has written extensively on nuclear history, is Professor of History and Director of American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute. Professor Kuznick’s “The UntoldHistory of the United States,” a 10 part documentary film series and tie-in book that he has coauthored with filmmaker Oliver Stone, was broadcast on Showtime in November 2012. Professor Fujioka teaches peace economics at Ritsumeikan University. He is one of Japan’s leading experts on nuclear history and space weaponization and associate director of the Kyoto Peace Museum. Kuznick and Fujioka are assisted by Ms. Satoko Norimatsu. Ms. Norimatsu directs the Peace Philosophy Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Her book, Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States, coauthored with Gavan McCormack was published in summer 2012 by Rowman & Littlefield.
|Koko Tanimoto Kondo speaks to students|
at Shukkeien Park, where many a-bomb
victims sought refuge.