41. Symposium

Thursday August 14, 2008

Symposium for the 10th Anniversary of the Comfort Women Museum at Nanumeh-Jip. Historians and activists from Korea, Japan, and U.S.A gathered to discuss strategies on the "Comfort Women" issue now that U.S. Resolution 121 has been passed.

Speakers included Eriko Ikeda, Chair of the Steering Committee at The Women's Active Museum (WAM) on War and Peace(Japan); Haruko Yoshikawa, the Former of House of Councillors(Japan); Ok Cha Soh, Ph.D, the President of Washington Coalition for Comfort Women Issues, Inc. (U.S.A.); and Hong Ku Han Ph.D., a Korean historian (Korea).

Many Korean High School and College students participated in the symposium.

Korean halmunis, (former "Comfort Women"), and Sung Yeun, Buddhist priest.

Introduction by Shin Kweon Ahn, General Manager at Nanumeh-Jip.

Eriko Ikeda at The Women's Active Museum on War and Peace(WAM) speaking.

With Eriko Ikeda at WAM and Murayama Ippei, a Japanese researcher.

Yung Nye Lee Halmuni, a former "Comfort Woman".
Haruko Yoshikawa(Japan), Ok Cha Soh, Ph.D(U.S.A.), and Hong Ku Han Ph.D.(Korea).

With Ok Cha Soh, Ph.D (U.S.A.)

No comments: