Socio-legal norms in preventing and managing disasters in Japan and the Asia-Pacific
1 March 2012 to 2 March 2012
This conference compares the preparedness for large-scale disasters and subsequent responses in Japan, focusing on the '3-11' events: the earthquake and tsunami that devastated north-east Japan on 11 March 2011 and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant radiation leaks. We will explore whether and how socio-legal norms may have differed significantly within Japan regarding the former, primarily a natural disaster; compared to the latter, a 'man-made' or artificial disaster.
Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Contact: Event Coordinator
Phone: 9351 0238