The 10th International Conference of Museums for Peace (INMP 2020)
September 16-20 2020
Welcome to the archived Conference Proceedings for The 10th International Conference of Museums for Peace (INMP 2020), held as a global online event on the 16th-20th of September 2020. The Conference theme was The Role of Museums for Peace in Conveying Memories for Generations to Come. The sub-themes were: sharing memories across borders, building trust, and restoring a livable planet earth.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: The INMP, Ritsumeikan University, The Institute of Philosophy & Human Values of the Kyoto University of the Arts, Kyoto Seika University; Ikenobo Junior College.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS: Prof. Shin’ichi Ago, Director of the Kyoto Museum for World Peace at Ritsumeikan University; Prof. Ikuro Anzai, INMP General Coordinator.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS: Kyoto Inter-Art Exchange Association; Kyoto UNESCO Association; Association of Japanese Museums for Peace; Japanese Citizens’ Network of Museums for Peace; No More Hibakusha Project Inheriting the Memory of the A- and H-Bomb Survivors; Peace Studies Association of Japan.
Welcome / Opening Ceremony **
New Book Launch
Special WebinarsDiscussing the Past, Present, and Future of Hiroshima on the 75th Anniversary
of Atomic Bombing Discussions among Directors and Curators on the Future of Peace Museums:
How do we face today's challenges and pass the baton to the next generations? Messages to peace museums from youth peace builders around the world Space and Process for Transitional Gender Justice: Civil Society, International Law,
and Peace Museum
Paper Presentations (Videos)Fabio Caneri, Piera Nanetti Caramellino, Laura Sofia CaramellinoNattaporn Luangpipat, University of Wisconsin-MadisonMarcus Coll, Disarmament and Security Centre | University of Canterbury Yuki Tanaka, Historian, Australia/JapanExpert Advisor, Kyoto Museum for World Peace (Japan)Austrian Academy of Sciences, ViennaChair of Trustees, The Peace Museum, Bradford, UKGeneral Secretary :No More Hibakusha Project - Inheriting Memories of the
A- and H-bomb SufferersGeneral Secretary :No More Hibakusha Project - Inheriting Memories of the
A- and H-bomb SufferersKiyota Yoichi, Professor, Meisei University (Japan) Kyoko OKUMOTO, Yuko TAKABE, and Ryozo TERUOKA
Introduction to the special exhibition entitled "Waging Peace - U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed America's War in Viet Nam"
Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute, The Netherlands Satoko Oka Norimatsu, Director, Peace Philosophy Centre Yusuke Hasunuma, Daigo Fukuryu Maru Exhibiton HallAyako Ohzeki, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University Shannen Johnson and Jude Wright, The Peace Museum, UKMagdalena-Cristina BUTUCEA - Founder Peace Museum Romania
Imperial Army (China)
Akzo Nobel, Tokyo, JapanFumiko Ishioka, Director, Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center (Japan)
Studies[Japanese, with English subtitles 日本語、英語字幕付き] Chihiro Uchimura, Director of Fukutsukan Museum Yukinori Okamura, Curator, Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima panels Kim, Director, Peace Mask Project (Kyoto, Japan)Masahito Kasuga NHK (Japan)Amanda M. Kingston & Lucy E. Bailey, Oklahoma State University AeDuck Im, Lecturer, Jeju National University, South Korea Emi Karimata: Himeyuri Peace Museum / Himeyuri Peace Research Center (Japan)
Papers (Articles) Ryotaro KATSURA. Visiting Scholar, Vietnam-Japan Univ. and Hue UniversityAda Aharoni, President IFLAC: International Forum for the Literature and Culture of PeaceLucy Colback, Freelance writerPeter Herborn, former lecturer, centre for peace and conflict studies, Sydney university
Monument of Poet Yun Dong-ju for Remembrance and Reconciliation: The Course of Construction Movement
Keep Memory for Peace: Peace Education Practice and Reflection of the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders
Japanese Invaders.Balkrishna Kurvey , No More Hiroshima: No more Nagasaki: Peace Museum
Conveying the Reality of War: Vasily Vereshchagin - "The greatest painter of the horrors of war that ever lived"
Education for Peace in an Ongoing Conflict: Exploring the Possibility of a Peace Museum for the Southern Frontier Provinces of Thailand
Panel DiscussionsLynda-ann Blanchard, Freya Higgins Desbiolles.Dr. Junko Toriyama, Dr. Shin Yasuda, Prof. Léon BuskensKimberly Baker, Munuve Mutisya, Francis Odongyoo, Lamudak Okech, Jesper Magnusson
Lindsay Mell panel discussion/dialogue with five peace scholar-educators who presented papers on pilgrimages to
memorials and museums for peace.
Video ExhibitsMARK STREET, Director; FIONA COCHRANE, Producer; F-Reel films; William Kelly;
and the Gernika Peace Museum Kazuaki Tanahashi, Director, A World Without Armies; Clair Greenfelder,
codirector; JR Sheets, filmmaker.eter Chung, CCPI. Won Chung, Juan Freitez, Jeoung Lee, Jeff Pierce, Ellen Swanson
Poster ExhibitsDirector, Anti-War Museum Berlin Christian Bartolf (President, Gandhi Information Center, Berlin, Germany)
Dominique Miething (Freie Universität Berlin; Gandhi Information Center) Ronni Alexander, Professor, Kobe University (Japan)Hideyuki, An office bureau, Nara Co-op (Japan)
Improvement of exhibitions and educational activities at the Hoi An Center For Cultural Heritage Management And Preservation From a Foreigner’s Perspective
Web ExhibitionsAgo Shinichi, Director of the Kyoto Museum for World Peace, Ritsumeikan University
Presentations in Japanese
The significance of fieldwork at the sites of harm during the War of Aggression in China [Japanese version only]
Kansai branch (JAPAN)
75 years after the war: The Case of the Center of the Tokyo Air Raids and War Damage [Japanese version only]
Exhibitions that treat history and modern challenges [Japanese version only]
[*] For presentations listed with an asterisk [*], only abstracts are included in the archived Conference Proceedings.
[**] Cultural performances in the Welcome/Opening Ceremony are not included in the archived Conference Proceedings.