International Symposium “Improving Policy and Practice on Return Migration after Natural Disasters”


International Symposium “Improving Policy and Practice on Return Migration after Natural Disasters”

13:00 – 17:00, Friday 4 March 2016, 
International House of Japan,Tokyo, Japan
Organized by:Dept. of International Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo
Hirono Town, Fukushima, Japan

Provisional Agenda
13:00 -13:10 Opening Remarks (by Satoshi Endo)
13:10 – 13:20 Welcome Address (by Riki Honda)
13:20 – 13:40 Refugees Unwilling to Return (by Mikiyasu Nakayama)
13:40 – 14:10 To Return or Not: Long-Term Displacement of Hirono
Town Residents. (by Carl Bruch)
Organized by:Dept. of International Studies, Graduate School of FrontierSciences, the University of Tokyo
2009 Earthquake: Some Findings from Household Survey (by Syafruddin Karimi)
14:40 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:30 Factors affecting the satisfaction of resettlers in
the long term: A case study on resettlement sites of Tsunamiaffected communities in Sri Lanka (by Jagath Manatunge)
15:30 – 16:00 Dialogue Analysis Using a Text Mining Approach: Case Study on Hirono Town (by Madonna Chosokabe)
16:00 – 16:50 Discussions [Guest Commentator: Mikio Ishiwatari]
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
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Chairperson: Ryo Fujikura, Faculty of Humanity and Environment,
Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
Opening Remarks: Satoshi Endo, Mayor, Hirono Town, Fukushima, Japan
Welcome Address: Riki Honda, Head, Department on International Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Speakers:
- Mikiyasu Nakayama, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,
University of Tokyo, Japan
- Carl Bruch, International Programs, Environmental Law Institute,
Washington DC, U.S.A.
- Syafruddin Karimi, Center for Economic Research and Institutional Development, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
- Jagath Manatunge, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
- Madoka Chosokabe, Institution of Social Collaboration and Research
Partnership, Wakayama University, Japan Guest Commentator: Mikio Ishiwatari, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan