Japan Now Festival: Life after Disaster: a conversation with Richard Lloyd Parry and Mariko Nagai
- Tuesday 27 February 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- How to book
- Please book in advance using the link below
- Graves Gallery
- Talks and tours
Tickets are free but limited, and can be booked here.
From the terror of tsunamis to irradiated cities, explore the contemporary environmental issues that have plagued Japan.
Richard Lloyd Parry is a notable author and Asia Editor at The Times, based in Tokyo. In Ghosts of the Tsunami (2017), he recounts the events of the 2011 tsunami and their aftermath. Mariko Nagai is an award-winning author and poet and her 2017 collection irradiated cities traces Japan’s nuclear past and present. The authors will read and discuss their work and sign books after the event.
This is part of Japan Now North, a series of events exploring contemporary Japanese arts and culture, to be held in Sheffield between 21st February and 3rd March. Japan Now North is programmed by the University of Sheffield in partnership with the Japan Foundation and Modern Culture, and supported by the University of Sheffield, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and the Japan Society.