Hibakusha

Film "Hibakusha, Our Life To Live," followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker David Rothauser.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 7:00pm

This day reminds us that only through remembrance and action can we build a non-violent world free of the atrocities of nuclear weapons.

Sponsored by American Friends service Committee, Massachusetts Peace Action, New England Peace Pagoda, the City of Cambridge, Harvard Square Business Association, Memory Productions, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

With Hibakusha Eyes: the story and art of Junko Kayashige

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Faces

The painting "Faces" by Junko Kayashige

Join us for an illustrated presentation on the life and art of Hibakish (A-bomb survivor) Junko Kayashige.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima Cityon August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school.  She was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb it.  Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close family members. 

Talk by Hisroshima Survivor Junko Kayashigne

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Junko speaks widely about her experiences and opposition to nuclear weapons across Japan and has traveled to a number of countries for this purpose, including to Egypt (to help teach rising members of its foreign service) and Korea, as well as here in the U.S. She was a keynote speaker at the national peace studies association conference a few years ago.  Her art provides her another way to powerfully communicate the grave dangers and immediate personal impacts of nuclear weapons. She will show a slide show or some of her art as part of her presentation.

With Hiroshima Eyes: Gallery Talk

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

AFSC is proud to have arranged the display of the Hibakusha art of Junko Kayashige at Harvard University this October.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school. A Hiroshima City native, she was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb hit. Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close members of her family.

With Hiroshima Eyes: Exhibit Opening

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

With Hiroshima Eyes

With Hiroshima Eyes

Accouncement for "With Hiroshima Eyes: The Hibakusha Art of Junko Kayashige"

AFSC is proud to have arranged the display of the Hibakusha art of Junko Kayashige at Harvard University this October.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school. A Hiroshima City native, she was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb hit. Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close members of her family.

Hiroshima Day

Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Peace Vigil, Action Messages, Music and Candleboat Floating

  • Commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 65 years ago on August 6 and 9, 1945
  • Call for the abolition of nuclear weapons
  • Support the START Treaty and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

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