Maison Franco-japonaise: 日仏会館 Institut français de recherche sur le Japon à la Maison franco-japonaise (Umifre 19, MEAE-CNRS)

Langue:JA / FR


samedi 03 juillet 2021

Socio-Life Science Interdisciplinary Seminar: Stakes of Covid-19 Vaccination

avec traduction simultanée
samedi 03 juillet 2021 / 16 h - 19 h
MATSUDA Fumihiko (Kyoto University), Christiane GERKE (Institut Pasteur), Jeremy K. WARD (INSERM/CERMES3), FUJII Daisuke (RIETI, University of Tokyo)
Moderator: Anavaj SAKUNTABHAI (Institut Pasteur)


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The world is currently going through a crisis unprecedented in its history. Not only is it a challenge for the life sciences community in search of new cures and a vaccine, but it is also disrupting many aspects of human society. Its health, economic, political, environmental and anthropological consequences will have a lasting impact on contemporary societies. However, the objective of this seminar is not only to examine the case of Covid-19, but to build on current debates, stimulated by the magnitude of the crisis, to propose an interdisciplinary reflection on the respective contributions of, on the one side, the humanities and social sciences, and on the other side, of life sciences, in the field of public health. This seminar will also favor a comparative approach, in particular between Japan and France, concerning vaccination, from social science and life science perspectives. Indeed, an international comparison allows us to highlight social determinants in the way epidemics manifest themselves.


Greetings Prof. Bernard Thomann (Director, IFRJ-MFJ)

Mr. Osamu Shimizu (Representative Director, FPJ)

Lecture1 Dr. Christiane Gerke (Head of Vaccine Program, IP)

Title « The global COVID-19 vaccine development and the current Institut Pasteur

plan »(talk 20 minutes, Q&A 10minutes --- idem for the other lectures)

Lecture2 Dr. Daisuke Fujii (Specially Appointed Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo / RIETI Research Associate)

Title «Vaccination and the Japanese Economy»


Lecture3 Dr. Jeremy K. Ward (Chargé de Recherche INSERM, CERMES3)

Title « Vaccine hesitancy: perspectives from France »

Lecture4 Prof. Fumihiko Matsuda (Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University)

Title « A Socio-Life Science Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Panel discussion(40 minutes)

Moderator: Prof. Anavaj Sakuntabhai (Director, IPJO / Specially Invited Professor, Kyoto University)

Closing remarks Prof. Makoto Yano (Chairman, RIETI)

Speakers: MATSUDA Fumihiko (Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University), Christiane GERKE (Institut Pasteur), Jeremy K. WARD (INSERM/CERMES3), FUJII Daisuke (RIETI, Tokyo University)
Moderator: Anavaj SAKUNTABHAI (Institut Pasteur)

Organization: IFRJ-MFJ, Institut Pasteur, Fondation Pasteur Japon
, Center for Genomic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, RIETI

Patronage: The Embassy of France in Japan and The Institut Pasteur

Grant: The Uehara Memorial Foundation

In English and in Japanease, with translation

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