March 2011

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UBC Japanese Geography Expert – Full Video Interview

Asia Pacific Memo #65 (Scroll below to see 9 Video Clips, 1 min each) David Edgington – david.edgington [at] geog.ubc.ca UBC Japanese geography expert, Dr. David Edgington, compares the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, 2011, dubbed the “Sendai Regional Earthquake,” with the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. In his view, the Japanese government’s […]

Japan Earthquake

Statement from Prof. Stephen J. Toope, UBC President and Vice Chancellor Our UBC community is tremendously saddened by the Japanese earthquake tragedy. Our hearts especially go out to the more than 450 Japanese students on our campuses whose families and friends have been affected by the earthquake itself and the deadly tsunamis that followed. I […]

UBC forum on Japan disasters

Event: Japan’s Triple Disaster: Understanding and Responding Date: Thursday, March 17 Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m. PST Location: Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive

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