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.
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
- A personal computer installed with PowerPoint software
- A web camera
- Projection screen
Discussions will be held in advance in order to decide on a specific program (based on the above)
Preparing for implementation
Determination of dates and times for the connection test and program
Connection test (this takes around 30 minutes)
Connection is made through the “Meeting Plaza” video conferencing system via the internet
A test connection is made with the Memorial Hall under the conditions of the actual event and details of the program are discussed
Submission of the Peacenet User’s Application Form .
The application form can be downloaded here
Countries and cities that have used the Peacenet system so far: the U.S.A. (New York, Boston, Los Angeles), Germany (Mörfelden-Walldorf), Spain (Rivas-Vaciamadrid), Thailand (Chiang Mai), Malaysia, South Korea, Kazakhstan (Astana), Belarus (Minsk, Gomel), Russia (Saint Petersburg), Croatia (Pazin), Bulgaria (Plovdiv).