Interdisciplinary Faculty Workshop organized by the University of Chicago and the University of Tokyo
|Date and time:
|October 17, 2016 (Mon.), 12:30-5:50PM
|Main Conference Room (3rd Floor), Institute of Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Abstract:The first interdisciplinary faculty workshop, "Frontier Science and Social Ethics," jointly organized by the University of Chicago and the University of Tokyo, is scheduled to convene on October 17, 2016 (Monday) in the Main Conference Room of the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia at the University of Tokyo. This workshop is part of the Strategic Partnership project between the two universities. Six scholars from the two universities will share their expertise on ethical and legal issues pertaining to frontier scientific research in medicine, nuclear energy and other fields. At the workshop, participants will also discuss the development of the Strategic Partnership between the two universities. The workshop will be followed by a reception hosted by Prof. Haneda Masashi, the vice-president of the University of Tokyo. Anyone interested in the workshop and the Strategic Partnership project are welcome to the event. Please contact Prof. Yijiang Zhong (yijiangzhong(at)ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp) if you are interested in coming to the workshop.
Organizer: Institute of Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo