Oberlin Big History Project

Special Lectures in the 2017 academic year

INSPIRED BY
THE MULTI PERSPECTIVE

October 17, 2017
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 1
"The Diversification of Life"
Isao SARASHINA
(biologist, research colloborator,
The University Museum, The University of Tokyo)

Transcript To be uploaded

Related Books
Sarashina, Isao (2016) On Explosive Evolution: The 1% Miracle Brought Humans, pocket edition, Tokyo: Shinchocha (in Japanese).
Sarashina, Isao (2018) Human History of Extinctions: Why "We" Survived, pocket edition, Tokyo: NHK Publishing (in Japanese).
Sarashina, Isao (2016) How Humans Were Born from the Universe: A 13.8-Billion-Year History of Chance and Necessity, Tokyo: Shinchocha (in Japanese).

November 21, 2017
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 2
"Multidimensional Approaches to live a Big History"
Shoji KAWAMORI
(animation director, Executive Director, Satelight Inc.)

Transcript To be uploaded

Related Book
Kawamori, Shoji (2013) Shoji Kawamori: The Viewpoint of Visionary Creator, edited by Kinema Junposha, Tokyo: Kinema Junposha (in Japanese).

Related Websites
Shoji Kawamori Official Site
Satelight Inc.
JŇęshinki Pandora Official Website ( Japanese / Chinese )

Related Article
Sakura, Masutaro (Nov. 4, 2011) " "CEPA-friendly persons 003 Shoji Kawamori, animation director, Tokyo," CEPA-friendly Persons Sakura Masutaro Met: Make Biodiversity Issues Accesible, No. 3, CEPA Blog (in Japanese).

December 19, 2017
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 3
"Space Elevators and the Future of Humanity"
Shuichi OHNO
(Chairman, Japan Space Elevator Association)

Transcript To be uploaded

Related Book
Japan Space Elevator Association ed. (2014) The Book of Space Elevators: When Materialized, the Future Will Be Like This, Tokyo: Aspect (in Japanese).

Related Website
Japan Space Elevator Association (JSEA) (in Japanese)

Related Video
SpaceElevatorJP (Nov. 16, 2017) "GSPEC promotion video v.2.1," YouTube.

Related Article
Hideo Ishii (Jun. 11, 2014) "Mr. Shuichi Ohno: A Man in Love with Space Elevators,the setting of Gundam Reconguista in G," Awosome Researchers & Developers,
Tech a Go! Go!, ASCII.jp X DELL.

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