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Quattro Seminars

Quattro Seminars on Humanities and Social Sciences, URA and Tohoku Forum for Creativity Collaboration Project, Tohoku University

The purpose of these seminars is to enhance the research productivity in humanities and social sciences at Tohoku University. At the Quattro Seminars Series, researchers belonging to different faculties and research institutes at Tohoku University will meet to hold interdisciplinary discussions. The seminars will be held once/twice a month during Tohoku University term time. All researchers at Tohoku University are welcome to join the seminars.

Link : URA office of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tohoku University


February 28, 2015 at 16:00 – 17:30
The Fifth Seminar

Title :“The Roles and Responsibility of Humanities among Sciences: In Terms of Philosophy and History of Sciences”
Speaker :Keiichi Noe (President-appointed Extraordinary Professor, Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani (Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator, Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
*Language : Japanese / Poster & Abstract : (PDF)


January 14, 2015 at 16:00 – 18:00
The Fourth Seminar

Title :“The Next Stage of Statistics:Practice and Development of Statistical Analyses for Public Social Sciences”
Speakers :Shigeto Tanaka (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University) / Yoshikuni Ono (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Tohoku University) / Hiroaki Chigira (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
Commentator and Moderator:Satoshi Miwa (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Tohoku University)
*Language : Japanese / Poster & Abstract : (PDF)


December 10, 2014 at 15:00 – 17:00
The Third Seminar

Title :“Humanities and Social Sciences After The Great East Japan Earthquake”
Speakers :Satoru Masuda (Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University) / Eiichi Aoki (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Tohoku University) / Michimasa Matsumoto (Associate Professor, International Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University)
Commentator:Tatsurou Niikawa (Professor, Graduate School of Policy and Management, Doshisya University)
Moderator :Koichi Kawai (Assistant professor, Graduate School of Education / University Research Administrator, Tohoku University)
*Language : Japanese / Poster & Abstract : (PDF)


November 26, 2014 at 16:30 – 18:00
The Second Seminar

Speaker : Nobuhiko Terui (Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
Title :“New Directions of Statistics as Methodology of Sciences: Analytics of Big Data and Small Data”
*Language : Japanese / Poster & Abstract : (PDF)


October 2, 2014 at 16:30 – 18:00
The First Seminar

Speaker : Yoshimichi Sato (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Title : “Interdisciplinary Methodology of Social Sciences: Focusing on Research Clarifying the Creation Process of General Trust Using Computer Simulation”
*Language : Japanese / Poster & Abstract : (PDF)  / Slides : (PDF)

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