CDP Risk : Workshop Resilience with Mika Shimizu (Kyoto University)

on the October 15, 2019



The objective is to go forward our multi-disciplinary debate in the light of the work of this researcher in Political Science from Kyoto University, who has especially studied the Tohoku accident and the post-disaster political decisions.
This special seminar will welcome Mika Shimizu, author with Allen Clark of a recent book entitled Nexus of Resilience and Public Policy in a Modern Risk Society.


8:30-9.00      Welcome and coffee
9.00-9.20      Introduction (Céline Cholez & Didier Richard)
=> About Resilience Governance: an interdisciplinary object?
9.20-10.30    Mika Shimizu's presentation: Back to Tohoku case study
10.30-12.00  Pluridisciplinary readings of Mika Shimizu's book :
- The systemic approach of resilience: a reading from an ecological science perspective
- How to measure resilience?: a reading from an engineering perspective
12.00-13.00   Lunch
13.00-15.00   What place for scientists from different disciplines within resilience governance,
resilience evaluation, resilience operationalization?
13.00-14.00   Presentation and discussion about Ouranos Platform (
and PARN ( whose role is to support interfaces between
the academic community and socioeconomic actors
14.00-15.00   Debates and perspectives about issues as the production and diffusion of data,
scientific controversies and decision making, policies control and other amazing issues regarding scientific / policies relationships.
Published on September 20, 2019

Practical informations


Céline Chaulet et Didier Richard,


Université Grenoble Alpes