Council on East Asian Studies welcomes Hiroshima Atom Bomb Survivor, Tanaka Toshiko

April 4, 2023

On Tuesday, April 4, 2023, the Council on East Asian Studies welcomed Tanaka Toshiko, a survivor of the Hiroshima atom bombing, together with her daughter Tashiro Reiko. Ms. Tanaka travels the world spreading a message of peace and using her unique enamel artwork as a means to discuss her experience. Ms. Tashiro actively supports her mother’s peace efforts around the world, has been an active participant in other events advocating for hibakusha, and is the chapter president of an exchange program.