Workshop on Science/Technology concerning Survival "Body and Technology: Do Androids Dream of Body and Aging?"

published: 2015-01-13 Japanese:日本語版へ

Date & Time: January 17,2015 (Sat.) 14:00-17:30 (Doors Open 13:45)
Place: Multipurpose Room (L), Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Participation: Free of Charge / No Advance Application Necessary
Language: Japanese

Event Overview

Science technology makes various areas concerning survival visible and thus enables us to express concerns about them. In this workshop we plan to deepen knowledge on science technology through lectures and discussion by the medium of technology.

In this workshop Dr. Nanako Nakajima (International Research Center at FU-Berlin) will conduct a lecture concerning body and aging,and Professor Tsutomu Fujinami (Research Center for Innovative Lifestyle Design of Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) will conduct a lecture concerning aging and technology. Then we have a panel discussion in the end.

Program

13:45 Doors Open
14:00 Event Overview Shigenori Mochizuki (Graduate School of Image Arts & Sciences, Ritsumeikan University)
14:10-15:00 Lecture:Nanako Nakajima (International Research Center ≫Interweaving Performance Cultures≪, FU-Berlin)
"Aging Cyborg – Robot in Dance: Galapagosization of Japanese Robotics"
15:10-16:00 Lecture:Tsutomu Fujinami (Research Center for Innovative Lifestyle Design, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
"Body with Dream or Dreaming of Body: Reductive Access toward the World of Aging People with Dementia"
16:10-17:30 Panel Discussion

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Inquiries

Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
E-mail: ars-vive@st.ritsumei.ac.jpTEL: +81-75-465-8475
FAX: +81-75-465-8245

*There is no parking available at the venue, so please use public transportation.

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