The Program of Msc of Heritage and Conservation Management, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying (FSPU), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has organized the Heritage Webinar Series 2, which was held on 30th June 2021 via Webex platform.
The main objective of this program is to initiate the relationship and collaboration between UiTM and the University of Hyogo as well as to share expertise’ knowledge and experience, namely in Heritage and Conservation Management field in Malaysia and Japan. Therefore, Professor Dr Yushi Utaka from the School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo was invited as a speaker for this webinar to deliver a lecture entitled ’The World Heritage in Japan and Hiroshima Peace Memorial; Transforming Legacy, Memories and Landscape’.
The webinar has been participated by 90 practitioners, lecturers, officers, administrative staff and students from AP777, FSPU, other faculties and campuses of UiTM, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Kolej Universiti Islam Pahang (KUIPSAS), Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS), UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Malaya, National Heritage Department, Selayang Municipal Council and Jabatan Muzium Sarawak.
Professor Dr Yushi Utaka delivered a very informative lecture, which provided a lot of new knowledge on the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb’s history, background and issues on its protection from the post-war era until today. This lecture has also exposed Malaysian practitioners, academic and administrative staff and students on the management and implementation of the protection of the World Heritage Site in Japan, mainly at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.