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2015 March 14 Guide & Cafe for Mini Exhibition #4
February 14 Guide & Cafe for Mini Exhibition #3
13 WAM de Cafe as Watching a Documentary Film
January 10 Guide & Cafe for Mini Exhibition #2


2014 December 20 Special Symposium: “How do We Listen to the Testimonies — When Testimonies Become Evidence”
13 Guide & Cafe for Mini Exhibition #1
6 10th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 15 Opening Event of Mini Exhibit: “When has Yomiuri Shimbun Got ‘Sankei-nized’?”: Masanori Yamaguchi
14 Mini Exhibition: “Exhaustive Study on Yomiuri Shimbun Coverage of ‘Comfort Women’ issue” (until June 21, 2015)
7 WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition Seminar #3: “Are There any Records of Sexual Violence of Japanese Military in Official Documents of Victimized Country?”: Yoneko Ishida
October 24 WAM de Cafe — Welcoming Lola form the Philippines
17 WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition Seminar #2: “Was ‘Comfort Women’ System Tried in War Crimes Tribunals?”: Hirofumi Hayashi
September 27 WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition Seminar #1: “Why ‘Comfort Women’ System is Called Sexual Slavery?”: Yoshiaki Yoshimi
7 Guided Tour of WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition #4
August 17 Guided Tour of WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition #3
July 31 WAM de cafe: “Debriefing Session with Photos on CCPR Review of Japan and visits in Netherland and Germany”
27 Guided Tour of WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition #2
6 Guided Tour of WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition #1
3 WAM’s 12th Special Exhibition: “‘Comfort Women’ Exhibit for Middle School Students, with new information and displays!” starts
June 29 WAM’s 11th Special Exhibition: “Taiwan “Comfort Women” Testimonies: How Ah-ma were Made into Japanese” ends
May 9 Urgent Seminar: “On Sunflower Student Movement”
7 Film Screening of Song of the Reed (co-hosted with: Supporting group of Court Case of Taiwanese ‘Comfort Women’)
February 28 WAM de Video 2014 #2: Colonial Taiwan as the ‘Base for Southern Advancement'”: Eriko Ikeda
January 31 WAM de Video 2014 #1: “Thing I thought about as Making Taiwan Identity”: Atsuko Sakai


2013 December 7 9th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 22 WAM’s Special Seminar: “Responsibility of Japan of Colonizing Taiwan — From the Perspective of Okinawa”: Seikiyo Matayoshi
9 WAM’s Special Seminar: “Unearthed ‘Telegram of Taiwan Armiy’ and Seeking for the Truth of ‘Comfort Women’ System”: Hideko Ito
8 WAM’s 11th Special Exhibition Seminar #3: “Supporting Movement of Democratization of Taiwan — From the experiences in Japan”: Kazuhito Kawami
October 17 WAM’s 11th Special Exhibition Seminar #2: “What was Court Case of Taiwanese ‘Comfort Women’ “: Kunio Aitani
September 20 WAM’s 11th Special Exhibition Seminar #1: “Court Case of Taiwanese ‘Comfort Women’ and its Supporting Movement”: Yoko Shiba
July 6 WAM’s 11th Special Exhibition: “Taiwan “Comfort Women” Testimonies: How Ah-ma were Made into Japanese” starts
Opening Symposium for WAM’s 11th Special Exhibiton
June 30 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition: “Military Does Not Protect Women: Okinawa, Japan’s Military Comfort Stations and Sexual Violence by the US Military” ends
March 1 WAM de Video 2013 #2: “‘Comfort Women’ Issue and Sexual Violence by the US Military in Okinawa in Visual Records”: Eriko Ikeda
February 1 WAM de Video 2013 #1: “What is to live together with Okinawa – ‘One-foot Film Movement’ as a Starting Point”: Yoko Makato Shimabukuro


2012 December 16 Revisiting Yayori Matsui — Feminism to Oppose Colonialism(co-hosted with: AJWRC, WAM, VAWW RAC)
2 Reporting Session of the situations in Okinawa and the Philippines “Sexual Violence under the US Military”: Suzuyo Takazato and Alma Bulawan (co-hosted with: Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research–Gender analysis of peace building in the age of backlash)
1 8th Yayori Award Ceremony
1 Mini Exhibition: “10 Years since Passing away of Yayori Matsui”(until December 22nd)
November 23 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition Seminar “Getting to Know about the Battle of Okinawa #2: Naomi Jahana
October 20 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition Seminar “Getting to Know about the Battle of Okinawa #1: Hirofumi Hayashi
17 We disallow the Sexual Violence of the US Military! Urgent Action of Protest (co-hosted by: AJWRC, HHK, Peace Boat, and WAM)
5 WAM’s Autumn Special Seminer “Amours, Guerres et Sexualite — Representative of War and Gender”: Fabrice Virgili
September 29 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition Seminar “Talking about Ms. Bae Bong-gi #2: Hyon-ok Kim
15 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition Seminar “Talking about Ms. Bae Bong-gi #1: Fumiko Kawata
2 WAM de Cafe ‘Comfort Women’ Issue A to Z
July 1 Opening Symposium for WAM’s 10th Special Exhibiton: Harumi Myagi and Suzuyo Takazato
June 23 WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition: “Military Does Not Protect Women: Okinawa, Japan’s Military Comfort Stations and Sexual Violence by the US Military” starts
Guided Tour by Project member of WAM’s 10th Special Exhibition
17 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition: “The Lolas Standing Up ~from the Ravaged Islands in the Philippines” ends
9 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Chieko Takemi #5
3 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition Seminar “Why Ex-soldiers Do not Talk about Sexual Violence — on Shohei Ooka’s Battle of Leyte”: Tai Hikosaka and Eriko Ikeda
May 12 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Chieko Takemi #4
April 21 Talk Session for the Photo Exhibit: “‘Photo Voice’ to Pass down the Story of the War”: Jo Takeda
18 Mini Photo Exhibit: “Truth about ‘The Red House'”(until June 17th)
14 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Chieko Takemi #3
March 16 WAM de Video 2012 #2: “Children in the Garbage Land”: Hiroshi Shinomiya
10 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Eriko Ikeda
February 17 WAM de Video 2012 #1: “KATARUNGAN! Justice to Lolas”: Chieko Takemi
4 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Chieko Takemi #2
January 22 Workshop to Know about War and Women
14 Guided Tour of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition by Chieko Takemi #1


2011 December 3 7th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 20 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition Seminar “Battle Field of the Philippines Ex-soldiers Gazed” #3: Jintaro Ishida
October 30 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition Seminar “Battle Field of the Philippines Ex-soldiers Gazed” #2: Tai Hikosaka
9 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition Seminar “Battle Field of the Philippines Ex-soldiers Gazed” #1: Toshimi Kumai
September 10 Guided Tour by Project member of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition #4: Eriko Ikeda
3 Guided Tour by Project member of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition #3: Haruko Shibasaki
August 27 Guided Tour by Project member of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition #2: Yumiko Saito
20 Guided Tour by Project member of WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition #1: Chieko Takemi
July 2 Opening Symposium for WAM’s 9th Special Exhibiton: Welcoming Ms. Fericidad De los Reyes
2 WAM’s 9th Special Exhibition: “The Lolas Standing Up ~from the Ravaged Islands in the Philippines” starts
June 26 WAM’s 8th Special Exhibition: “10 years since the Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal — Women’s Voices Change the World” ends
11 WAM’s 8th Special Exhibition Seminar #3: WAM de Video We Shall Never Give up 10 years since WIWCT
May 12 WAM’s 8th Special Exhibition Seminar #2: Reading session of I still survived through – Stories of English Soldiers Who Became POW by Hiroko Sherwin
April 10 WAM’s 8th Special Exhibition Seminar #1: Testimony of the former Japanese soldier “A-15-year-old child soldier, Tokuro Inokuma”
February 12 wam de ART: Modern art, women and politics of Korea (co-hosted with: Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research– “Women Artists and Visual Representations in 20th Century: Memories of War and Diaspora in Asia”)
January 15 Memorial Symposium Featuring Yun Suknam “Why Do I do art?” (co-hosted with: Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research– “Women Artists and Visual Representations in 20th Century: Memories of War and Diaspora in Asia”)


2010 December 7 Special Symposium: Testimonies of Ms. Wei Shaolan and Mr. Luo Shanxue from Guilin, China (co-hosted with:  Shanxi Association for Uncovering the Facts, VAWW-NET Japan)
6 Wartime Sexual Violence Contiunes — Current Situations in Afghanistan, Darfur and Kashmir(co-hosted with: AJWRC)
5 International Symposium: A Decade after the Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal
4 6th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 13 Autumn Seminar #3: Judgement and reconciliations (Co-hosted with VAWW-NET Japan)
October 30 Memorial Symposium for Publication of the Documents of Court Case against NHK (Co-hosted with VAWW-NET Japan)
23 Autumn Seminar #2: Women’s Tribunal from the perspectives of international law (Co-hosted with VAWW-NET Japan)
2 The Unquestioned Crime: Sexual Violence by German Soldiers during the War of Annihilation in the Soviet Union 1941-45
September 11 Autumn Seminar #1: What was the Asia Women’s Fund? (Co-hosted with VAWW-NET Japan)
July 3 WAM’s 8th Special Exhibition: “10 years since the Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal — Women’s Voices Change the World” starts
April 24 Briefing session for Exhibition in Shanxi, China: The meanings of holding an exhibition on Japan’s military sexual violence in China (hosted by The Organizing Committee for the exhibiton in Wuxiang)
17 Briefing session in Tokyo: “People’s Tribunal of the indigenous women” trying the sexual violences during the civil war in Guatemala (co-hosted with RECOM)
March 27 Fieldwork Tour aroud Toyama Park (neighborhood area of WAM and Korai Museum)
26 WAM de Video 2010 #4: “Breaking the Silence”
5 WAM de Video 2010 #3: “Winter Soldiers”
February 12 WAM de Video 2010 #2: “Testimonies: War of invasion”
January 22 WAM de Video 2010 #1: “Nanjing: Memories torn apart”
9 WAM de Art: Representation of the “comfort women” among paintings


2009 December 13 5th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 20 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition Seminar #5: Sexuality of the Battlefield in War Literature
6 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition Seminar #4: “Comfort Women” Appear in War Movies
October 25 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition Seminar #3: Testimony from the Battlefield in Philippines
11 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition Seminar #2: Testimony from the Battlefield in China
September 27 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition Seminar #1: Testimony from the Fushun War Criminals Management Centre
July 20 WAM de doksho – Reading Session #2: Reading the Works of Ding Ling
4 WAM’s 7th Special Exhibition: “Testimony and Silence – former soldiers facing up to their crimes” starts
Opening Symposium for WAM’s 7th Special Exhibiton: Sexuality of the Former Soldiers in the Battlefield
June 21 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition: “One day, Japanese troops came, and…” ends
May 23 Guided Tour of WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition by Mr. Kato #3
9 Guided Tour of WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition by Mr. Kato #2
April 25 Guided Tour of WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition by Mr. Kato #1
March 27 WAM de video 2008 #5: The rare film of Nanjing
6 WAM de video 2008 #4: Gai Shanxi and Her Sisters
1 WAM Special Symposium: Japanese Soldiors in Shanxi Province, China and the Battlefield: on War Novels by Taijiro Tamura
February 27 WAM de doksho – Reading Session #1: War Novels by Taijiro Tamura
20 WAM de video 2009 #3: “Visiting Da-niang in Yu District: 2008.3-4.”
6 WAM de video 2009 #2: “One Truth: A Hainanese ‘Comfort Women’ Testifies”, “Apo: Grandma”
January 30 WAM de video 2009 #1: “War of Da-niangs does not End”


2008 December 7 4th Yayori Award Ceremony
November 22 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition Symposium: Testimony from Shanxi Province
October 17 WAM Seminar: How we pass down the fact of “comfort women” issues – Construction of War and Women’s Human Rights Museum in Korea
August 22 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition Seminar #4: What we achieved through the trials – atrocities of the Japanese Army and the “comfort station” system
7 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition Seminar #3: The struggles of survivors in Shanxi, China
July 25 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition Seminar #2: Nanjing Massacre and Sexual Violence
11 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibition Seminar #1: Young generations encountering the war in Hainan Island
June 20 WAM’s Special Symposium: How Japanese face up the war crimes
8 Opening Symposium for WAM’s 6th Special Exhibiton: Testimonies of Wan Aihua and Yang Xiulian
7 WAM’s 6th Special Exhibit: The Day the Japanese Army Came: The Horrors of the Battlefield and Comfort Women Stations in China
April 19 WAM Symposium: How Do We Teach about The ‘Comfort Women’ Issue?
March 22 WAM Symposium: Shirota Suzuko Speaks About What was done to Japanese Women who Were Forced to Become’Comfort Women’:
The History of Okinawa and Suzuko Shirota (Former Japanese “Comfort Woman”)
7 3.8 International Women’s Day Participation in The International Solidarity Action to Demand The Japanese Government Take Responsibility, Apologize and Compensate former ‘Comfort Women’
February 13 International Solidarity Movement Participation in the Wednesday Demonstration (the Korean “comfort women” and their supports initiated this demonstration. Sometimes these ‘Harumoni’ (‘Grandmothers’ in Korean) invite others to organize demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy simultaneously world wide
International Solidarity Movement Participation in the Wednesday Demonstration (occurs simultaneously world wide)
20 & 21 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) of East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government Exhibit in East Timor

2007 December 9 2nd Yayori Journalism Award Ceremony
November 14 WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Invitation to WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Lecture: How textbooks describe “Comfort Women” and Debate on Recollections of History
Lecture by Yoshifumi Tawara
2 Invitation to WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Lecture: The “Comfort Women” Issue and the World
Lecture by Mina Watanabe (General Secretary of WAM)
October 19 WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Invitation to WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Lecture: Court Cases of “Comfort Women” and the Resulting Empowerment
Lecture by Noriko Omori (Lawyer)
5 WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High Schooll Students
Invitation to WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Lecture: Listening to the Victims Testimonies to Better Understand the Reality of the ‘Comfort Women’ System
Lecture by Ms. Rumiko Nishino (WAM’s Director)
September 13 Invitation to WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit and Seminar: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
Lecture: What are The Japanese Imperial Army and “Comfort Women”?
Lecture by Hiroshi Hayashi
August 15 Kanita Tour (Home for Ex-Prostitutes) and Memorial Service
13 & 14 Comfort Women Information Hotline Re-opens
11 WAM Symposium: I Understand This Much! The Japanese Imperial Army “Comfort Women” System (WAM, Joint Sponsor: Japan War Time Responsibility Center)
4, 18, 25 Guided Tour Let’s Go and See WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
June 7, 14, 21, 28 Guided Tour Let’s Go and See WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
2 Opening and Commemorative Symposium of WAM’s 5th Special Exhibit: ‘Comfort Women’ For Junior High School Students
WAM Symposium: The ‘Comfort Women’ Issue for me
Lecture by: Michiko Takahashi (in Junior High School Teacher) Murakami Mai (Kyoto Committee for Simultaneous the Testimony Hearings throughout Japan in Order to Solve Japan’s Military Sexual Slavery Issue , KOTANI Naoko (Kobe Women’s College), Takahashi Kentarou (Hainan Net- a Support group to support the lawsuits of Comfort Women Survivors of Hainan Island, China) and others.
May 15 & 16 WAM Symposium: International Pax Christi 2007 Peace Award Ceremony
11 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government Seminar
Lecture: Support and Struggles of The Catholic Church
Lecture by: Sister Yoko Nakamura (Handmaids of the Sacred Heart)
April 21 WAM Symposium: The Results of the Investigation of East Timor ‘Comfort Women’
Lecture by Angelina de Araujo member of the HAK Association (Association for Law, Human Rights and Justice)
6 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) of East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government Seminar
Lecture: Solidarity Movement in Japan
Lecture by: Shigeto Takahashi (Graduate Student of the University of Waseda, former NGO staff in East Timor)
March 23 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government Seminar
Lecture: International Solidarity and Women’s Struggle
Lecture by: Ms. Eriko Ikeda (TV Director and Chief of WAM’s Executive Committee)
9 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government Seminar
Lecture: Attempts to Seek Truth and Reconciliation and Settlement
Lecture by Akihisa Matsuno (National Council for East Timor, Osaka University of Foreign Studies)
February 23 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government
Lecture: East Timor as Presented by the Media
Lecture by Takeshi Watai (Video Journalist, Asia Press International)
4 WAM Seminar: Social and Cultural Background of Violence Towards Women- Challenges for Bangladesh Women’s NGO’s
January 11 WAM Seminar: Unspoken History of Sexual Violence During the Cambodian Civil War

2006 December 17 Opening Ceremony for WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor- Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government
Commemorative Speech by Kiyoko Furusawa and Akihisa. Matsuno
16 WAM`s 4th Special Exhibit: Women Who Survived the War (The Fifteen Years War) East Timor – Under the Rule of The Japanese Imperial Army and of the Indonesia Government
10 Ceremony of the 2006 Yayori Award and Symposium: American Military Bases and Violence Towards Women In South Korea
November 19 1st Yaoyori Journalism Award Symposium
18 1st Yaoyori Journalism Award Photograph Exhibit “Nepal: Ongoing Journey”
10 WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 2
The ‘Harumoni’ (‘Grandmothers’ in Korean) of North Korea
Lecture by Ms. Kim Young (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
October 26 WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 2
Lecture: “Comfort Women” Abandoned in China
Lecture by Kim Pu-ja (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
13 WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 2
Lecture The People of The House of Sharing
Lecture by Ms. Eriko Ikeda
September 30 WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 2 and Special Symposium
Investigating The Japanese Army’s “Comfort Women” of Burma
Lecture by Machiko Morikawa (Researcher on the “Comfort Women” of Burma) and Toru Nemoto (Professor of Sophia University Specialist on Burma
18 National Meeting: Newspaper Research Team
August 26 Guided Tour: WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture: August- Learning About Song Shin-do
Lecture Terumi Kinomura (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
19 Guided Tour: WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture: August- Learning About Song Shin-do
Lecture by Yuko Sugiyama (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
15 Gathering with ‘Harumoni’ (‘grandmothers’ in Korean)
Organized by: Proactive Network of The Japanese Imperial Army “Comfort Women” Issue
14 Participation in Candle Vigil
Bring the Light of Peace to the Darkness of the Yasukini Shrine (controversial shrine dedicated exclusively to Japan Soldiers not excluding Japan’s Class A War Criminals)
12 Guided Tour of WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture August- Learning About Song Shin-do
Lecture by: Chikako Shintani (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
9 International Solidarity Movement
WAM Participates in the Wednesday Demonstration in Tokyo (Lantern Demonstration) (the Korean comfort women and their supports initiated this demonstration. Sometimes these Harumoni invite others to organize demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy simultaneously world wide)
7 & 8 The “Comfort Women” Information Hotline Re-opens
5 Guided Tour WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture 1: August- Learning About Song Shin-do
Lecture by: Cyu Su-ja (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan)
July 30 Seminar on WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture 6: Korean Women’s Struggle Against Sexual ViolenceLecture by: Eriko Ikeda (TV Director and Chief of WAM’s Executive Committee)
14 Seminar on WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture
The System of Rule of Colonization and “Comfort Women”
Lecture by: Ms. Kim Pu-ja (Ochanomizu University)
June 30 Seminar on WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture The Struggles of Song Shin-do (former “Comfort Woman”)
Lecture by: Yang Chin-jya
30 Guided Tour of WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Guide: Ms. Fumiko Kawada
16 Seminar on WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture: Pak Yong-sim (former Comfort Woman) and the “Comfort Women” of North Korea
Lecture by: Rumiko Nishino (Director of WAM)
2 Seminar on WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean “Comfort Women” Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Lecture: The Colonization and Control of Korea and the Licensed Prostitution System
Lecture by Song Youn-ok (Professor at Aoyama University)
May 20 Opening seminar of WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit: Korean Comfort Women Abandoned (in countries where Japanese troops fought during the 15 year War)
Commemorative Lecture:
25 Years of Research- Searching For the Abandoned Korean “Comfort Women”
Lecture by: Yoon Jung-ok (Pioneer in Action Oriented/Survivor Research on Korean “Comfort Women”. Yoon Jung-ok was the 1st woman to publicize information on this issue)
19 WAM`s 1st catalog: “All About The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal” published
April 29 Start of WAM`s 3rd Special Exhibit:
Korean Comfort Women Abandoned
(in countries where Japanese troops fought during The Fifteen Years War)
Guide: Rumiko Nishino
21 Seminar on WAM 2nd Special Exhibit: The entire works of Ms. Matsui Yayori
Ms. Yayori Matsu as Editorial Staff of Asahi Shinbun (A Japanese Newspaper)
Lecture by Tetsuharu Shibata (former Editing Chief of the ‘Society’ Section) of The Asahi Shinbun
March 18 WAM Symposium: Japanese People who Supported the Korean Democratic Movement- Why did We Support it and What did we Learn?
February 12 WAM 2nd Special Exhibit (start of guided tour)


2005 December 11 Opening of WAM’s 2nd Special Exhibit: The entire works of Ms. Yayori Matsui
November 23 – December 4 The House of Nanumu Exhibition: Drawings and Photographs
23 Itotari Performance Event
October 28 ‘WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 1: Records of Images of the Victims of Sexual violence Inflicted by The Japanese Imperial Army and Support Campaign for These Women Investigation and Digging for Facts in East Timor
Lecture by Kiyoko Furusawa (National Council for East Timor and Tokyo Women`s University) and Akihisa Matsuno (National Council for East Timor and Osaka University of Foreign Studies)
21 ‘WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 1: Records of Images of the Victims of Sexual violence Inflicted by The Japanese Imperial Army and Support Campaign for These Women: 14 years with Ms. Song Shin-do a former “Comfort Woman” and Korean resident living in Japan
Lecture by Fumiko Kawada (Support Committee for former “Comfort Women” that are also Korean residents in Japan and Non-fiction Writer)
14 ‘WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 1: Records of Images of the Victims of Sexual violence Inflicted by The Japanese Imperial Army and Support Campaign for These Women
Results of the Research on the Victims of Sexual Violence Inflicted Upon the Women of San Xi Province (China)
Lecture by Kimiko Kawami (Committee to Explore the Historical Truth About San Sei Shyo)
7 ‘WAM de Video’ Video Forum # 1: Records of Images of the Victims of Sexual violence Inflicted by The Japanese Imperial Army and Support Campaign for These Women
Former Taiwanese “Comfort Women” ‘Ah Mah’ (‘Grandmothers’ in Taiwanese) Coming Out and Support Campaign for These Women
Lecture by Yoko Shiba (Committee for Supporting Former Taiwanese Comfort Women)
September 30 Meeting on the meeting with the UN regarding the “Comfort Women” Issue
Lecture by Akira Maeda and. Keiko Yasuhara
August 27 Seminar on WAM`s 1st Special Exhibit: All About The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal
Event 4 The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal’sLegal Framework and Due Processes
Lecture by Seiko Kawaguchi (Lawyer)
20 Seminar on WAM`s 1st Special Exhibit: All About The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal
Event #3 Why Did We Hold The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal?
Lecture by: Rumiko Nishino (Director of WAM)
16 &17 “Comfort Women” Information Hotline (formed)
WAM encourages anyone with information about the “Comfort Women” Issue to call
13 Seminar on WAM`s 1st Special Exhibit: All About The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal
Lecture: Documents, Surveys and Research of WWII Troops, War and Violence
Lecture by Hiroshi Hayashi (Kanto Gakuin University)
12 WAM participated in the International August World Solidarity Action
10 International Solidarity Movement Participation in the Wednesday Demonstration (the Korean “comfort women” and their supports initiated this demonstration. Sometimes these ‘Harumoni’ (‘Grandmothers’ in Korean) invite others to organize demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy simultaneously world wide)
6 Seminar on WAM`s 1st Special Exhibit: All About The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal
Event #1
The Emperor Hirohito of and his responsibility for The Fifteen Years War.
Lecture by Akira Yamada (Meji University)
1 WAM`s 1st Special Exhibit: The All about The Women`s International War Crimes Tribunal opens to the public
July 31 Women`s Active Museum War and Peace Opening Ceremony
29 Women`s Active Museum War and Peace Open Press Conference

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Closed on Monday, Tuesday and public holidays including yearend. We are closed during the changing of exhibitions.

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