These programs were operated under our old organization.
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The "Asia Center Lecture Series" for the third quarter
of fiscal 1996 will be held from the middle of January through March.
The following is a list of the themes and the lecturers for the entire
series. Please refer to it for further information.
"Getting to Know Nepal"
A total of 10 sessions given every Monday from January 20 to March
24, 1997.Lecturers: Hiroshi Ishii (Professor of Tokyo University of
Foreign Languages), Katsuhiko Kano (Professor of Kanazawa University),
Yumiko Tanaka (Specialist on international cooperation among international
cooperation project groups), Katsuo Nawa (Graduate School of the University
"Savouring Korea and Its Literature"
A total of 10 sessions given every Tuesday from January 21 to April
1, 1997 (no lecture on February 11 [Japanese national holiday]) Lecturer:
Toshikatsu Saegusa (Professor of Tokyo University of Foreign Languages)
"Getting to Know Vietnam"
A total of 10 sessions given every Wednesday from January 29 to April
9, 1997 (no lecture on March 12 [U.S. national holiday]) Lecturers:
Masaya Shiraishi (Professor of Yokohama Municipal University), Minoru
Shimao (Assistant Professor at Keio University)
"The Society and People of Bangkok"
A total of 10 sessions given every Thursday from January 30 to April
10, 1997 (no lecture on March 20 [Japanese national holiday]) Lecturers:
Takashi Tomosugi (Professor of Miyazaki Public University), Eiji Murashima
(Professor of Seikei University)
"Asia's Theravada Buddhism"
A total of 10 sessions given every Friday from January 17 to March
28, 1997 (no lecture on February 28 [U.S. national holiday]) Lecturers:
Masaki Onozawa (Professor of Tsukuba University), Hiroshi Komai (Professor
of Tsukuba University), Katsumi Tamura (Assistant Professor of the
National Museum of Ethnology), Egaku Maeda (Professor of Aichi Gakuin
University), Miwa Takahashi (Graduate School of Tsukuba University)
Dates and Time: Janaury through April 1997, one session every week
for each lecture series, continuous for three months, 19:00 to 20:30
Venue: Lecture Room of the Japan Foundation Asia Center Participation Fee: 10,000 Yen for each lecture series (price
for the entire semester)