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Analysing the East Japan Great Earthquake through the PAR model

Japan has always been known as one of the countries most likely to experience geological disasters. The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 highlighted how Japan, with its resources, training and technology achievements, is not infallible when it comes to earthquake and tsunami preparation. I will analyse, through the PAR model, the causes…

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Music of stars: Tanabata, a love in the summer night sky

The Japanese Tanabata is a legend of stars and love under the summer night sky: let’s explore how people in modern Japan approach this myth through the song Summer Tears Diary. The legend of Tanabata Born in China, the legend of Tanabata became common in the Japanese court only after the Heian period…

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