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A Series of Dialogues on Global History


Every Tuesday and Friday from 15 January 2021 (Available from 17:00 JST)

What is global history, a new trend of historical studies? Global historians and junior researchers at Tokyo College exchange their ideas on the meaning and the potential of global history. Global History's methods, effective topics and positionality of historians will be also discussed.

Understanding the Physics of Virus Transmission


Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 10:00-11:30 am

Prof. Howard Stone recently conducted a study on pathogen transmission in speech. Prof. Makoto TSUBOKURA is researching droplet propagations and the effects of wearing masks by computer simulation . These two experts will explain their results to the general public, followed by a discussion and Q&A.

Can AI and humans understand each other?


Monday, 30 November 2020, 10:00-11:30 am

Whether humans can understand their own brain has been a difficult question even for contemporary neuroscience. However, the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) may improve our under-standing of the human brain in the future. But can humans understand AI? Will AI ever surpass our understanding of humans? This dialogue will bring together experts in respective fields of AI and neuroscience to exchange their thoughts, followed by a discussion and Q&A.