2023

The seminars now scheduled are indicated by color dummy_budummy_bu; those already held by dummy_reddummy_red.
We have obtained permission from lecturers to post the recordings and presentations, which are available online. You will find the symbols 🎥 and pdf which indicate that the video and PDF files are posted.
*The materials presented in Japanese language can be found on the Japanese web page.

The 9th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 18 March 2024
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Mathematical Models based Sociology Studies — Why do we need them?
LECTURER(S): Hiroshi HAMADA(Tohoku University)
The 8th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 1 March 2024
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Recent Transformation of US College Faculty Work and Careers
LECTURER(S): Paul, UMBACH (North Carolina State University)
The 7th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 22 February 2024
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Social space perspectives in exploring SDGs curricula localization: Case study at two Japanese national and private universities
LECTURER(S): Ariunaa, ENKHTUR (Osaka University)
Mahboubeh, RAKHSHANDEHROO(Kwansei Gakuin University)
The 6th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 7 February 2024
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Students’ development and identity transformation amid hard science laboratory communities
LECTURER(S): Sachi OKAMOTO (Osaka University) Kasane KOIZUMI (Osaka University) Mako KAWANO (Kyoto University)
The 5th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 15 December 2023
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Why University Employees Are Not Acting on Their Own Initiative: From the Perspective of Proactive Behavior
LECTURER(S): Yuya HORIKAWA (The University of Tokyo)
The 4th Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 20 November 2023
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC The Foundation of Université Paris-Saclay – Construction of a new organization and a new university campus
LECTURER(S): Keitaro NAKATANI (Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay)
The 3rd Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 14 September 2023
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Education Affairs in the History of the International Exchange between China and Japan: The Social Experience of Japanese in Prewar Shanghai
LECTURER(S): Zuen Chen (Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences & Donghua University)
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 2nd Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 5 July 2023
VENUE Online (Zoom)
TOPIC The “Micro to Macro” Problem in Social Science Research: A Methodological Perspective
LECTURER(S): KANG, Kaixiang (Hiroshima University)
FAN, Yizhou (Hiroshima University)
LANGUAGE Japanese
The 1st Open Seminar in 2023–2024
DATE 20 June 2023
VENUE Hybrid (In-Person & Online)
TOPIC Economic Security and University
LECTURER(S): Yasunori YAMASHITA (Kyoto University)
Takanori MIYAKE (Cabinet Office)
Isao TAKAHASHI (Cabinet Office)
LANGUAGE Japanese