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Critical Issues Forum 3rd Speaker Series: “Rebooting Memories” with Hibakusha

Visualizations help students empathize with the suffering caused by the atomic bombing of Japan.

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CIF Students Meet with the UN Youth Champions for Disarmament

VIDEO: High School students from Japan, Russia and the US join forces for a world free of nuclear weapons.

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Successful Completion of 2020-2021 Online Undergraduate Fellowship

Fellows were not able to meet in-person but fostered friendships and bonds while navigating through challenging times.

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Inspiring Future Leaders in CIF

VIDEO: Lovely Umayam speaks to high school students from Japan, Russia, the US, and Nigeria.

A Hybrid Education Model in Practice

A successful conclusion to phase one of the 2020 Undergraduate Fellowship.

Willful Remembrance

How the Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors—and the coronavirus generation—can affect systemic change.

A Dialogue on the Role of Youth Education

VIDEO: A Critical Issues Forum Alumni gathering.

Teen boy wearing a paper surgical mask, looking frightened

Seeking Peace in a Pandemic

A remedy for despair in a time of pandemic.

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2020 Critical Issues Forum Announcement

The conference will go fully online for all participants in US, Japan, and Russia.

Students from Japan US and Russia in Nagasaki Japan

Learning from Hiroshima and Nagasaki

To reach peace and security, we need to overcome maintaining the status quo.