Ecology of Epistemic Transfers
in the Design of a History of Humanity

First Seminar on the Generalized Science of Humanity
organized under the Convention of Scientific Cooperation between ILCAA & MSH. 

Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (MSH)
54 bd Raspail, 75006 Paris
Research Institute for Languages and
Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA)
Asahicho, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan 

Hideaki Nakatani (ILCAA/TUFS) & Dominique Lestel (ENS)

Room 214, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme

Tuesday 25 March

10:00     H. Nakatani (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Corporal Activities and Contact with Nature proposed by Buddha
11:00 D.Lestel (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
  What is an Ecology of Epistemic Transfers ?
12:00 H. Ichikawa (University of Tokyo)
  Modern Significance of the Traditional Commonsense:
Case study of Judaism and Buddhism
14:30 P.Picq (Collège de France)
  Reconstructing Human Origins after the Ecology of Human Evolution
15:30 T.Maruyana (Nanzan University, Nagoya) 
  Situation Focus Character of the Japanese Language
 --- in Comparison with Major European Languages
16:30 Discussion

Wednesday 26 March
10:00 J.P.Changeux (Institut Pasteur, France)
  Genetic and Epigenetic Developments of Human Neural Networks
11:00 J.L.Dessalles (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télcommunications, Paris)
  What is It That People call Knowledge?




 J.C.Galey (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
  A Methodological Reconsideration on the Generalized Science of Humanity
15:30 General discussion

All talks and discussions will be in English.