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Symposium Series “The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences” Starts on July 12

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.

Reconsidering the Division Between “the Humanities” and “the Sciences”

July 12, 2021 (10:00-12:00 JST)
Language: Japanese
Pre-Registration required (Register here)

Moderator: MINO Takashi (Deputy Director, Tokyo College)
Panelists:
MORIYAMA Takumi (Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
OHTA Kunihiro (Executive Director and Vice President)
MURAMOTO Yukiko (Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology)
Maria TELEGINA (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College)

The Humanities and Social Sciences Going Forward

July 19 2021 (10:00 - 12:00 JST)
Language: Japanese
Pre-Registration required (Register here) 

Moderator: HANEDA Masashi (Director, Tokyo College)
Panelists:
HONDA Yuki (Professor, Graduate School of Education)
SATO Iwao (Executive Director and Vice President)
YOKOYAMA Hiromi (Professor, Kavli IPMU)
SHAKUTO Shiori (Project Assistant Professor, Tokyo College)

Perspectives from the Sociology of Knowledge

July 29 2021 (17:00-19:00 JST)
Language: English (Japanese simultaneous interpretation available)
Pre-Registration required (Register here) 

Moderator: Michael FACIUS (Associate Professor, Tokyo College)
Panelists:
NAKAJIMA Takahiro (Director, East Asian Academy for New Liberal Arts)
Kerstin CUHLS (Scientific Project Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research)
Inanna HAMATI-ATAYA (Founding Director, Centre for Global Knowledge Studies, University of Cambridge)
LIU Meijun (Assistant Professor, Institute for Global Public Policy, Fudan University) 
WANG Wenlu (Project Researcher, Tokyo College)

This series of webinars is co-organized with the East Asian Academy for New Liberal Arts of the University of Tokyo. For more detail about the report “On the Promotion and Prospects of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Tokyo”, please refer to the University of Tokyo website (in Japanese). 


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