ANU – UTokyo Dialogue Series: Perspectives on Society after COVID-19

November 1, 2021


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / Junior high school students / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) November 22, 2021 17:00 — December 31, 2021 23:59
Location Online
Venue Tokyo College YouTube Channel
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method No advance registration required
Leading scholars from ANU and the University of Tokyo will discuss various aspects of post-pandemic society, including social issues highlighted by the pandemic and how we can better prepare for possible future crises.
English and Japanese simultaneous interpretation. Co-organized by Australian National University.
Session 1: University partnerships in post-pandemic age (November 22)

HAYASHI Kaori (Executive Vice President (Global), The University of Tokyo)
YAGUCHI Yujin  (Deputy Director General, Division for Global Campus Initiatives, The University of Tokyo)
Sally WHEELER (Deputy Vice-Chancellor for International Strategy, ANU)
Jonathan DAMPNEY (Director, ANU International Office)
Session 2: Indigenous peoples and post-pandemic society (November 23)
Michael ROELLINGHOFF (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo)
Francis MARKHAM (Research Fellow, ANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research)
Moderator: SHAKUTO Shiori  (Project Assistant Professor, Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo)
Session 3: Environmental changes and challenges in post-pandemic society (November 24)
OGUMA Kumiko (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
Nerilie ABRAM (Professor, ANU Research School of Earth Sciences)
Moderator: YOKOYAMA Yusuke (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo)
Session 4: Post-pandemic society: between philosophy and probability (November 25)
CATO Susumu (Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo)
Alan HÁJEK (Professor, ANU School of Philosophy)
Moderator: INOUE Akira (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
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