A guide to Peacenet, the online tool for peace studies

The Memorial Hall offers peace studies sessions in which people outside Nagasaki utilize an internet conference system in order to listen to the talks of atomic bombing survivors and exchange opinions.

Eligible parties

Those with an internet connection but no opportunity to visit Nagasaki and listen to atomic bombing survivors speak of their experiences.


Free of charge
*Users are requested to pay their own internet connection charges.

Dates of availability

In general, any days except Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays in Japan and days when the Memorial Hall is closed (Dec. 29 to Dec. 31).

Requisite equipment and devices

  • Personal computer
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speaker
  • Screen
  • Projector

Sample program

  1. Explanation of the Nagasaki atomic bombing/ Introduction to the speaker (around 10 minutes)
  2. Testimony of survivor (around 20 to 30 minutes).
    PowerPoint software is used to display photographs and pictures from the time of the bombing
  3. Q&A and remarks from students (around 15 minutes)
  4. Speaker’s message to the students/ Closing remarks (around five minutes)

A specific plan for the program will be finalized following discussions between the applicant and the Peace Memorial Hall. Please note that additional time will be needed if interpretation services are employed.

*The Peace Memorial Hall does not provide interpreters, so all arrangements for interpretation services must be made by the applicant.

Implementing the program

Contact the Peace Memorial
Set times and dates for the test meeting and the actual program.

Submit a Peace Net application form by e-mail.
Application form for use of Remembrance Hall

A test meeting (about 30 min.) is held through an internet meeting system. The conditions for the meeting should be the same as those for the actual program. Details about the plan for the program will be discussed at this time.

Questionnaires and information about the survivor’s talk are sent out by the Peace Memorial Hall.

The actual program is conducted.

Completed questionnaires are sent to the Peace Memorial Hall.



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