On Sunday, July 26, 2015, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the Akasaki Institute at Nagoya University in Nagoya, Japan.

This morning Their Imperial Majesties attended the opening of the XIX INQUA Congress held at the Nagoya Congress Center.  The theme of the this year’s gathering: Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization.