Making Waves – Stories and Strategies to End the Nuclear Age

When:
February 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018-02-05T18:00:00+11:00
2018-02-05T20:00:00+11:00
Where:
Redfern Community Centre
29-53 Hugo St
Redfern NSW 2016
Australia
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Gem Romuld
0421 955 066

Making Waves is a speaking tour featuring nuclear survivors from Japan and Australia, travelling aboard Peace Boat’s voyage to Australia from 24 January – 6 February 2018.

Making Waves will explore:

  • The devastating humanitarian consequences of the use and testing of nuclear weapons, particularly on Indigenous people.
  • The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
  • The role of Japanese and Australian civil society in building momentum for their Governments to reject nuclear weapons and join the treaty.
  • The impact of Australian uranium exports on the people of Fukushima in the wake of the 2011 nuclear disaster.

Speakers:

  • Miyake Nobuo, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
  • Terumi Tanaka, survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945
  • Hasegawa Hanako and Hasegawa Kenichi, former dairy farmers evacuated from Itate village, Fukushima
  • Karina Lester, Yankunytjatjara-Anangu second-generation nuclear test survivor
  • Scott Ludlam, former federal Senator and ICAN Ambassador
  • Akira Kawasaki, Peace Boat Executive Committee
  • Gem Romuld, Outreach Coordinator, ICAN Australia

Read about the speaking tour here.

Sydney event details:

Monday 5 February 6-8pm
Redfern Community Centre, Redfern
Free event. Register here.
Hosted by Peace Boat, Uranium Free NSW and ICAN.
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