Dr. Akiko Mikamo will be giving a keynote at “Seventy Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Abolition and Passing on Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Accounts of the Atrocities” international symposium held at the Hiroshima City University Peace Institute. The symposium will take place on July 20, 2015 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm (Japan time).
On July 16th 2015, Dr. Mikamo will be giving a keynote at ‘Sowing the Whirlwind’: Nuclear Politics and the Historical Record at the University of London. This conference explores the contestation of knowledge about nuclear bombs and warfare, including the impact and roles of misinformation and secrecy, from the start of World War II until present day. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/ICWS
Dr. Mikamo will be speaking at the Inauguration Ceremony of the exhibit world tour: Transforming the Human Spirit, organized by SGI and co-sponsored by City of Tijuana, Mexico. The exhibition has toured over 20 countries in past 8 years spreading messages of peace all around the world. To read more please visit: http://www.sgi.org/resource-center/ngo-resources/peace-disarmament/transforming-the-human-spirit.html
Japanese legend says one who folds 1,000 origami paper cranes will be granted any wish they choose. This legend has been made world famous by the story of Sadaka and the Thousand Paper Cranes. Today, many hold this legend as a sincere act of dedication and commitment. The students of Minato Gakuen Japanese school in San Diego have collectively folded 1,000 cranes as a WISH for world peace. The chain of paper cranes h
Art and music has moved mountains throughout history proving to be one of the most timeless and unconditional ways of sending a message. San Diego-WISH has been fortunate enough to feature acoustic guitarist Ryo Sean Okada for the 2nd time at this year’s Peace & Humanity Day event and thus recognizes him as a “Peace Artist” of our time.