April 20th 2021: 17:00-18:30 (JST)
Simultaneous interpretation available (English-Japanese)
Tokyo College is a young institute at the University of Tokyo founded to address some of global society’s pressing issues through interdisciplinary research, international network building and public engagement. This talk presents the College’s efforts to collaboratively design and teach a bilingual interdisciplinary undergraduate seminar entitled “The Earth and Human Society in 2050” in the framework of the university’s liberal arts program. The presenters will share their experiences in the hope of starting a conversation about potential future collaborations in interdisciplinary teaching.
Shiori SHAKUTO is a Project Assistant Professor at Tokyo College. She is a social cultural anthropologist, and her research interests include gender, migration and environment. Prior to joining Tokyo College, she has taught a wide range of interdisciplinary courses including gender and development, ageing and technology and Japan Studies in Australia and Singapore.
Michael FACIUS is Associate Professor at Tokyo College. He studies Japanese and East Asian culture from the perspective of global history, the history of knowledge and the history of translation. He holds diplomas in college teaching and e-teaching and has taught and supervised in Japanese Studies, East Asian Studies, History, Global History, Transnational Studies and Chinese Health and Humanity at Freie Universität Berlin, University College London, the University of Tokyo and during ERASMUS lectureships at Leiden and Cambridge.
Marcin JARZEBSKI is a Project Assistant Professor at Tokyo College and a sustainability science and natural environmental science expert. He is doing research on ageing and shrinking societies globally, food security in Sub-Saharan Africa, climate change adaptation in Southeast Asia, community forest management in the Philippines, and working actively on collaborations aiming for a new design for future society. He had several occasions to teach in the field of environmental sustainability.
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