2014FY「UTokyo Open Lectures: Human Progress」

Controlability of science and technology

Progress or Evolution? Development of Social/Natural Sciences

This lecture introduces presence of sciences in jurisprudence and considers progress and evolution of both social and natural sciences.

Apr 26, 2014

Progress of Coastal Disaster Management

How has civil engineering against coastal disasters developed after the Tohoku earthquake in 2011? Cases of Tohoku and Tokyo bay are depicted.

Apr 26, 2014

To Assure the Safety of Massive Complex Systems

This lecture outlines risks and safety in the modern society, and then introduces resilience engineering for assuring the safety of massive complex systems.

Apr 26, 2014

Physical and psychological development

Think Human Progress from Gene

How has the human genetic adaptation been progressed? This lecture explains what genome tells.

May 24, 2014

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

Human Progress and Developmental Psychology

Take a glance at child care in terms of biology and consider psychological risks of modern child rearing.

May 24, 2014

Economic growth and happiness

Mode of Life of Human in Modern Society

Scenes of life in Papua New Guinea allow us to find pros and cons of industrialization.

May 31, 2014

Are Economic Crises Controllable?

Wisdom from past economic crises and new risks accompanying the knowledge.

May 31, 2014

Progress of Economics and Economic Crises

Has economics been progressing? How does academia contribute to human happiness?

May 31, 2014