The 8th the University of Tokyo-Tsinghua University Joint Symposium 2023


Tsinghua University and the University of Tokyo entered into a Strategic Partnership in 2018 and have carried out many research and educational exchanges under this project.  The 8th Joint symposium will be held at UTokyo as follows.



The University of Tokyo-Tsinghua University Joint Symposium 2023

"50th Anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations Between Japan and China"


Date and time: 14:30-17:10 (JST) / 13:30-16:10 (CST), Monday, Nov 6, 2023

Venue: Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/iirc/en/access.html *Online streaming available

Language: English

Intended for faculty, staff and students of UTokyo and Tsinghua University


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MC: Professor Yoshiaki Nakano, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

 Opening Ceremony 14:30-14:50 (JST)  13:30-13:50 (CST)

Welcome Addresses:

Dr. Teruo Fujii, President, The University of Tokyo

Professor Bin Yang, Vice President, Tsinghua University

Group Photo


 Plenary Session 14:50-17:00 (JST) 13:50-16:00 (CST)

Keynote Presentation 1 30mins

Exchanges between Japan and China from a Buddhist Perspective

Professor Kenryo Minowa, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology,The University of Tokyo


Keynote Presentation 2 30mins

[TBC] The Legacy of Tsinghua's Involvement in the Collaboration of Japanese Universities

[TBC] Professor Tingjiang Li, Department of History/Institute of Humanities, Tsinghua University


Break 10 mins


Keynote Presentation 3 30mins

Importance of Intellectual Property Rights and Industry-Academia Collaboration

Professor Tomoko Sugano, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo


Keynote Presentation 4 30mins

Our Research and Joint Business in Pearl River Delta Area

Professor Yi Luo, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, CAE Member


◆ Closing Remark 17:00 (JST) 16:00 (CST)

Professor Satoshi Watanabe,

Deputy Director, International Strategic Planning Office, The University of Tokyo


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International Affairs Group, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo