University of Oregon

Hiroshima Never Again Exhibit

An exhibit commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

November 9, 2015 – November 20, 2015
University of Oregon
Global Scholars Hall
(Eugene campus, 1710 E. 15th Ave.)

Toward of end of World War II in August 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. The bombings obliterated the cities and killed at least 129,000 people. This exhibit commemorates the 70th anniversary of the bombings as an effort to educate about the reduction and elimination of nuclear weapons, why nuclear violence is the worst kind of violence conceived, and how it has the potential to kill millions people; it is exhibit toward world peace.

EVENTS:

Feature Event: From war to peace
November 19, 2015, 6pm, GSH 123
Presentation:

  • Japanese and war history leading up the bombings with Professor of History, Jeff Hanes
  • Atomic bomb survivor, Ed Kawasaki
  • Mayors for Peace with Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy


 


SPONSORS: Department of the History of Art and Architecture, East Asian Languages & Literatures Department, Robert D. Clark Honors College, College Scholars Program, University Housing, and University of Oregon Libraries

EXHIBIT CREATOR: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

 

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Hiroshima Never Again Exhibit
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