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English Pronunciation and Phonetic Symbols

Practical phonetic exercises for improving your English speaking skills.

Dec 1, 2011

Justice in Japan

Special lecture about justice given by Prof. Michael J. Sandel from Harvard university.

Aug 25, 2010

What is “The Way”? ー Outlook on the World of "The Analects of Confucius" and "Lao Tzu" [JP]

There is the concept of “way” which forms the basis of oriental thoughts. Prof.Yasutomi discusses what the word “way” means, based on examples of use of "The Analects of Confucius" and "Lao Tzu".

Oct 21, 2017

"Akamon" Online Tour [JP]

The "Kagayashiki Gosyuden Gate" (commonly known as the "Akamon" ) of the University of Tokyo has been classed to have low seismic resistance based on parts of the results from the basic seismic diagnosis that had been carried out.

Mar 30, 2021

How Does Brain Generate Language? [JP]

Considering what language is and how our brains generate languages, Prof. Sakai gives advices to future university students.

Aug 6, 2015

Bad Things Brought about through Social Changes [JP]

Pointing out urgent problems in Japan and their causes, and proposing a model of desirable society for Japan.

Jun 6, 2015

The Dawn of Human Culture in the Japanese Archipelago [JP]

Japanese history textbooks make a little mention of the Paleolithic Age. What happened during that era? Professor Sato Hiroyuki invites you to the world of archeology to explore the origin of the Japanese.

Aug 3, 2017

Infinity and Continuity [JP]

Prof. Masahiko Kanai gives a lecture on the first two hours of a course “Set and Topology,” which is delivered in the University of Tokyo. Please get a glimpse of the world of mathematics through solving three problems.

Aug 1, 2018


COVID-19: A Potential Treatment Stemming from Basic Research at UTokyo [JP]

Human life has been threatened by the worldwide outbreak of an infectious disease with no remedy or vaccines. In what way can research contribute to overcoming this hardship? This lecture explains how Nafamostat was chosen to be developed as a potential treatment of COVID-19.

Oct 30, 2020

What Is Logic? [JP]

“Logic" is a branch of philosophy that originated in Greece in the 4th century BC. By examining its origins and history, the lecture discusses the characteristics of Western logic and how it relates to our thinking and world.

Nov 7, 2020

About Students’ Part-time Job - Part 1: Before Starting Working [JP]

There may be a lot of university students who dedicated their high school days to study and are now thinking about working part-time for the first time having entered a university. This short movie explains about the basic points and labor-related regulations which students should know before starting working. It explains what students should be careful of in order to balance university life and part-time work and how to choose a job.

Apr 1, 2021

Issues of Administrative Power from the Perspective of Countermeasures Against COVID-19 [JP]

Giorgio Agamben, an Italian philosopher, expressed his concern about the administration unilaterally declaring the state of emergency amid COVID-19 crisis and people getting accustomed to it, which provoked much criticism. This lecture discusses the role of administrative power by introducing Agamben’s study.

Oct 2, 2020


Features: Moveing Your Body


Apr 28, 2021

Features: Think about the U.S. and Japan.


Jan 18, 2021

Features: The Arts of Autumn

秋といえば、読書に、スポーツに、行楽に… そして芸術を楽しむ季節です!そこで今回の特集では、芸術の秋を満喫するのにぴったりの動画をセレクトしました。東大TVでしか味わえない「芸術の秋」をお楽しみください!

Nov 4, 2020

Features: Ous recommendation! 2


Jul 9, 2020

Features: Travel around the world 2


Apr 30, 2020


Measuring Economic History [JP]

In the field of economic history, whose object is the history of economics, quantitative data are more used in research than in other fields. The lecture explains how to quantify and analyze objects in economic historical research based on the lecturer's research.

Jun 19, 2021

Understanding the Earth Today with Satellites and Artificial Intelligence [JP]

What can be achieved by analyzing images provided by Earth observation satellites based on machine learning? The lecture answers this question by explaining the importance of mathematics at high school level in machine learning.

Jul 10, 2021

The Universe Seems to Have its Dominant Hand? [JP]

A graduate student talks about why he started his research and the significance of his field by starting the explanation from the measurement of elementary particles to the exploration of the origin of "symmetry breaking" in the universe.

Jul 10, 2021

The Mystery of Missing Antimatter, or Why Did Matter Remain in the Universe? [JP]

This lecture explores the mystery of the origin of the universe by explaining the basic knowledge of antimatter and how it was discovered.

Jul 10, 2021

A Glimpse into Mathematics at University Level [JP]

What is the difference between mathematics at high school and university levels? First of all, what kind of discipline is mathematics? This lecture answers these questions by explaining calculus and linear algebra, which are used in much of the research in mathematical sciences.

Jul 10, 2021

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