Nuclear Asia: Prospects for Peace

Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

Metropolitan State University welcomes the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) to its Saint Paul Campus, featuring two days of expert presentation and discussion of scholarly prepared topics relating to Asian studies, as well as topical and current-event related issues in Asia, such as global and international politics and economics. More than 200 experts and academics in the field of Asian studies are expected to attend.

Prospects for Peace: This public outreach event will screen the short film Human Error, about post-earthquake/tsunami/explosion recovery in a small town near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Reactor, and a preview of Under the Mushroom Cloud, featuring interviews with survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. A discussion will follow with film directors Yoh Kawano and Kyle Whitney. Panelists include area experts on North Korea, China, India and Pakistan as well as community members deeply engaged in peace education. Event at 2 p.m., Oct. 20, Student Center, 690 7th St East.

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Venue Information

Metropolitan State University
690 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106
United States

Ticketing Information

Price Range: 
Free

Presenting Organization

Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs
not-for-profit