The 14th Forum for "Historical Consciousness and Peace in East Asia"

70 years have passed since the Battle of Okinawa. Until today, the fight against the bases, such as Henoko, continues. On this Forum, we discuss current issues related to the position of Okinawa in East Asia.

日時:2015年10月31日(土)~11月3日(月)10月31日・11月1日会議、2日・3日フィールドワーク

会場:沖縄国際大学 3号館307教室(沖縄県宜野湾市)

主催
日本:「歴史認識と東アジアの平和」フォーラム日本実行委員会
中国:社会科学院近代史研究所/社会科学文献出版社/中国人権発展基金会
韓国:「歴史認識と東アジアの平和」フォーラム韓国実行委員会

共催 フリードリヒ・エーベルト財団

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
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Japan

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Photo: Conference, FES Japan

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Graphic: Publications, J. Traud

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