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Symposium Series “The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences”

Building on the report “On the Promotion and Prospects of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Tokyo” (December 2020), in this series panelists discuss a variety of topics across three sessions. Featured topics include the significance of the humanities and social sciences, the classification of academic disciplines, the current status and difficulties of research and education at UTokyo, and plans for the future.

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Zoom Webinar
Starts Monday, 12 July 2021

BLOG A Few Memories Concerning Planetary Boundaries

I think I first learned about the concept of “planetary boundaries” in December 2009 at an international conference on climate change hosted by the University of Copenhagen. The conference was attended by participants from the International Association of Research Universities (IARU)…

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TAKEUCHI Kazuhiko
2021.04.28

BLOG Ethnographies of Life and Work: Researcher Series Ep. 2 Dr Mayumi FUKUNAGA

This piece is Episode 2 of the series, "Ethnographies of Life and Work: Researchers." The series invites researchers in and out of the University of Tokyo to share three images that represent "life" for them. In this episode, Prof. Shakuto speaks with Dr. FUKUNAGA Mayumi (Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo).

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SHAKUTO Shiori
2021.04.20

Series Symposium Series “Lifestyles and Society after COVID-19: A Long-term Perspective”

One year has passed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though vaccination rollout has begun, effective treatments are yet to be developed. Many aspects of COVID-19 still remain unclear. In this series of symposiums, we will reflect on lessons learned from the pandemic and discuss from various perspectives how to utilize these lessons to construct a more resilient post-corona society.

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YouTube Live Series
Starts Wednesday, 24 March 2021

BLOG Our 3rd Spring

April has arrived. For Tokyo College, which was founded on February 1st in 2019, this means we have now entered our third spring. The number of early career researchers has increased, with one Associate Professor, two Project Assistant Professors, five Project Researchers, and six Postdoctoral Fellows now housed at the College.

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HANEDA Masashi
2021.04.06

Postdoctoral Positions Postdoctoral Position at Tokyo College

We are looking to invite postdoctoral researchers from a broad range of fields under the research theme, "The Earth and Human Society in 2050", to join Tokyo College for three years and carry out interdisciplinary research to contribute to the realization of a sustainable and inclusive future of humanity.

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Application deadline:
September 30, 2021 in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

ABOUT US Our principle theme “The Earth and Human Society in 2050”

Tokyo College aims to generate new knowledge to contribute to the creation of an inclusive society and spark deeper public engagement with the University.

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A Few Memories Concerning Planetary Boundaries

2021.04.28
Tokyo College Blog

I think I first learned about the concept of “planetary boundaries” in December 2009 at an international conference on climate change hosted by the University of Copenhagen. The conference was attended by participants from the International Association of Research Universities (IARU)…

China and the Islamic World: Reading Ge Zhaoguang’s Chūgoku wa “Chūgoku” nanoka (Is China “China”?)

2021.04.06
HANEDA Masashi

Specially-appointed (January – August 2020) Tokyo College professor Ge Zhaoguang’s Chūgoku wa “Chūgoku” nanoka: “Takuji Chūgoku” no imēji to genjitsu (Is China “China”? Image and reality of “Here in China I Dwell”) has been published by Toho Shoten. This volume is a Japanese translation of Zháizī zhōngguó (Zhonghua Book Company, Sino United Publishing), published in 2011.

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