From Fukushima to Hinkley Conference 5 March 2015: information re presentations

This conference was held in London on 5th March 2015. The event was hosted by Green MEP Molly Scott Cato and three other Green MEPs: Rebecca Harms, Claude Turmes and Michel Reimon.

The conference brought together experts from all over the world to discuss the impacts of Fukushima and nuclear power on Europe in light of the recent decision of the European Commission to allow the UK government to heavily subsidise a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point C.

Listed below is brief information about the main speakers at the conference and links to presentations in pdf format where relevant. If you would like a Power Point version of any of the presentations please contact us.

From Fukushima to Hinkley: Conference dismantling the nuclear argument for a sustainable energy future

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From Fukushima to Hinkley Conference 5 March 2015: information re presentations

Amrit Wilson, South Asia Solidarity Group, speaking at our vigil

Amrit Wilson, of the South Asia Solidarity Group, speaks eloquently against nuclear power – with a focus on nuclear power in India:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtLZFBNUW9Y.

Amrit Wilson, South Asia Solidarity Group, speaking at our vigil

Tomioka and Ukedo towns in Fukushima prefecture by Drone

thousands of bags of radioactive soil piled up in Tomioka; Tomioka town with demolished train station;  Ukedo town – 6km from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Both towns lie within the evacuation zone as do Futaba and Ookuma towns. The pie charts show responses to a survey taken in these four townships of Fukushima prefecture.

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/shinsai-movie/

Tomioka and Ukedo towns in Fukushima prefecture by Drone

‘THE RADAIANTS’, FILM SCREENING, LONDON, FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2015, 19:00 – 21:00

Screening of ‘The Radiant’ by The Otolith Group

As a part of ‘Those Who Go East’, Art Action UK will present ‘The Radiant’ by The Otolith Group.  Curated and directed by Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar, ‘The Radiant’ is a film essay that looks at the invisible consequences of the 2011 nuclear meltdown. The Otolith Group explore archival documentation, sonic communication and the moving image within gallery spaces.  In 2010, the group was nominated for the Turner Prize.

Venue: White Conduit Projects, 1 White Conduit Street, London N1 9EL

Tube: Angel Islington

buy tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/screening-of-the-radiant-by-the-otolith-group-and-a-panel-discussion-featuring-chris-wainwright-and-tickets-15603895672

more information here:

https://www.artrabbit.com/events/screening-of-39the-radiant39-by-the-otolith-group

‘THE RADAIANTS’, FILM SCREENING, LONDON, FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2015, 19:00 – 21:00

‘The Piano in the shed’, film screening, London, Friday 13 March 2015, 18:00 – 21:00

To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, there will be a film screening of “The Piano in the Shed” at UCL.

The film tells the story of Haruka, a 17 year old high school student living on a peach farm with her family in Koori, Fukushima. One year on from the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, her family is struggling to overcome its destructions. Yet, amidst the chaos, Haruka finds companionship in her piano that had been left in the shed.

Date: 13 March 2015
Venue: Cruciform B304 LT1, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
E-mailmonooki.piano.2015@gmail.com
Webhttps://fb.com/events/1530812467182378/
Organiser: UCL “The Piano in the Shed” Screening Project Committee, London Shakunage Kai

Film Screening: “The Piano in the Shed”

‘The Piano in the shed’, film screening, London, Friday 13 March 2015, 18:00 – 21:00