Yamagata Network’s Activity Report & Objective ~Part40

~from the blog of 7th January of the Yamagata Network for Cultural Heritage~

Introduction

We have restarted these reports informing you of our activities and objectives. We wish you a happy new year, and we would appreciate you helping our rescue operations in your spare time.

[Last Week’s Activity Report]

  1. On 6th January, we held the cleaning operation in Yonezawa Women’s Junior College.

[This Week’s Objective]

  1. On 8th January, we will have a meeting with Yamagata Prefectural Museum.
  2. On 10th and 12th of January, we will hold the cleaning operation in the Tohoku University of Art and Design.
  3. On 10th January, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science will carry out the cleaning operation in the evening.
  4. On 13th January, the cleaning operation in YWJC will be held.
  5. On 14th January, from afternoon, we will have a tidying operation for damaged materials which have already been cleaned. If you have  spare time, we would appreciate your help. (There is no heating, so be aware of the intense cold!!!)

[Information]

We have many pending issues, so we will have a regular meeting on 19th January. The January schedule for cleaning operations is as follows;

Tohoku University of Art and Design (in Yamagata City)

  • Date: every Tuesday and Tuesday, from 5:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Place: Research Centre for Conservation of Cultural Properties

Yamagata University (in Yamagata City)

  • Date: every Monday, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Place: the Building for Faculty of Humanities, Yamagata University

Yonezawa Women’s Junior College (in Yonezawa City)

  • Date: every Friday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Place: Yamagata Prefectural Yonezawa Women’s Junior College

Tohoku University of Community Service and Science (in Sakata City)

  • Date: every Tuesday, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Place: Tohoku University of Community Service and Science

Special operation for tidying materials

  • Date: 14th January, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Place: Yonezawa Women’s Junior College
  • Contents: tidying materials which have already been cleaned.

Capacity: over secondary school student age, anyone who has an interest in our operations.

NB:

  1. The materials and books are covered with dirt because they were damaged by the Tsunami. Although we pay attention to them, the responsibility will ultimately be taken by yourself.
  2. We recommend you to apply for the Volunteers Insurance by the Social Welfare Council in advance.
  3. Participants will need masks and clothes which will likely become dirty.
  4. Our operation will be held outdoors. Please prepare yourself against the cold.
  5. The other details will be informed upon application.
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About Nerwork for Historical Materials
A volunteer group for preserving Cultural Heritage suffered from natural disasters

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