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Life in the Universe: How Many Stars Allow the Existence of Life? [JP]

How did the first life emerge from a non-living environment? How many stars in the universe allow the existence of life? This lecture views these ultimate questions from the perspective of cosmology.

Jun 19, 2020

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

Think Human Progress from Human Evolution

Human evolution doesn’t equal to human progress. This lecture describes that reasons from an anthropological aspect.

May 24, 2014

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

Reading Kenzaburo Oe's First Work "Kimyo na Shigoto (The Strange Work)" [JP]

In this lecture Dr. Katsunao Murakami discusses what is at the heart of Oe's literature through reading and comprehending his first work "Kimyo na Shigoto (The Strange Work)," which was published while he was a student at the University of Tokyo in 1957.

Jun 11, 2021

Justice in Japan

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

Aug 25, 2010

Why Is Earthquake Prediction So Difficult? [JP]

Prof. Kazuki Koketsu gives examples and explains that it is difficult to predict earthquakes accurately due to reasons such as the inability to experiment.

Nov 9, 2019

Subjects Related to "Connection" in Thanatology and Applied Ethics [JP]

Prof. Masaru Ikezawa explains the recent trend toward rethinking human beings from the perspective of their connection with others, which is unlike the conventional modern Western view, by introducing new academic fields such as thanatology and applied ethics.

Nov 13, 2021

Do you know Elon Musk? [JP]

What will the future look like in the next 10 years? The professors at the University of Tokyo exchange their visions for the first time. This video is the 3rd part of the introduction.

Mar 3, 2022

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Dive! into UTokyo Faculty: Welcome Workshop for Fresh Faculty Members [JP]

The first workshop held by Dive! Project in which fresh faculty members of the University of Tokyo talk about challenges and visions of their life as teachers.

Feb 16, 2018

What Is Democracy? From a Historical Perspective [JP]

We often hear conflicting and confusing arguments about democracy. Let's discuss them by following the history of democracy.

May 7, 2021

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
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Sep 30, 2021

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Apr 28, 2021

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

アメリカ大統領選挙をはじめとして、米国の政治や経済の動向は常に注目を集めています。今回の特集では、そんな米国の大統領選や経済政策、多様な文化、そして日米関係をテーマとした動画をご紹介します。米国について、日本について、改めて考える機会となれば幸いです。

Jan 18, 2021

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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

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新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)がいまだ終息しない中、東大TVのスタッフもリモートワークが中心となり、今までとは違う働き方や新しい生活習慣の構築を模索する日々が続いています。そこで今回の特集では、スタッフたちが「今、この時だからこそ見たい!」「見てほしい!」動画を紹介いたします!

Jul 9, 2020
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Cleaning the brain to prevent dementia? [JP]

Amazing predictions of the future come out of the conversation among professors at the University of Tokyo working at the forefront of their respective fields.

Jul 1, 2022

How to protect ourselves from the threat of aliens [JP]

Amazing predictions of the future come out of the conversation among professors at the University of Tokyo working at the forefront of their respective fields.

Jun 24, 2022

What if a giant meteorite hits our planet? [JP]

Amazing predictions of the future come out of the conversation among professors at the University of Tokyo working at the forefront of their respective fields.

Jun 17, 2022

Faculty of Law Information Session [JP]

The University of Tokyo annually holds an open campus event mainly for high school students who intend to apply for the university in the near future. There are many kinds of activities such as mini-lectures, campus tours, talk sessions with UTokyo students, and so on. This content particularly delivers a scene from the information session about The Faculty of Law.

Jul 10, 2021

How to create human beings who can survive in space [JP]

Amazing predictions of the future come out of the conversation among professors at the University of Tokyo working at the forefront of their respective fields.

Jun 10, 2022
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