Symposium Series “The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences”: Reconsidering the Division Between “the Humanities” and “the Sciences” – Tokyo College

Symposium Series “The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences”: Reconsidering the Division Between “the Humanities” and “the Sciences”

When:
2021.07.12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
2021-07-12T10:00:00+09:00
2021-07-12T12:00:00+09:00
Symposium Series “The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences": Reconsidering the Division Between “the Humanities” and “the Sciences”

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Date(s) Monday, 12 July 2021, 10:00-12:00 am
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Language Japanese only
Abstract

It is common to consider the field boundaries within the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences as a two-way classification between “the humanities” and “the sciences.” However, given that there are a variety of ways to classify academic disciplines, it is inappropriate to unconsciously or uncritically accept such a division. In this panel, researchers with a variety of experience in contending with disciplinary boundaries will discuss examples of research areas that lie between “the humanities” and ” the sciences.” They will also speak about the relationship between academic discipline and education, and how we can reconsider the way that academic fields are classified.

Program

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)

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo | Co-organizer: East Asian Academy for New Liberal Arts (EAA), the University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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