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Asian studies in Lithuania

Upcoming events

Japan with Zykasrenginys

2021-01-14

Date and time: 2021-01-21 18:00 - 2021-03-25 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

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KSI Kaunas Invites to Study Korean Languagerenginys

2021-01-12

Date and time: 2021-01-11 08:00 - 2021-02-05 20:00
Location: KSI Kaunas, V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

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Past events

Public Lecture “Woman in Islamic Society. Egypt Case”renginys

2020-12-15

Date and time: 2020-12-15 17:00 - 20220-12-15 18:00
Location: Zoom platforma

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Ceremony of Handing Over Support to the Sugihara Foundationrenginys

2020-12-14

Date and time: 2020-12-015 11:00 - 2020-12-15 12:00
Location: Internete

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Virtual Discussion “Codes of Arabic City”renginys

2020-12-10

Date and time: 2020-12-18 18:00 - 2020-12-18 20:00
Location: Internete

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Public Lecture “The importance of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Modern World”renginys

2020-11-23

Date and time: 2020-11-25 18:00 - 2020-11-25 19:30
Location: Internete

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The Humanitarian Legacy and Lessons by Sugihara Chiunerenginys

2020-11-12

Date and time: 2020-12-09 8:00 - 2020-12-09 10:00
Location: Internete

Online Conference, co-organized by Waseda University and the Embassy of Lithuania in Japan with participation of Ambassadors of Israel and Poland on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, from 15:00 till 17:00, Tokyo time.

Agenda:
• Opening by President of Waseda University Professor Aiji Tanaka More…

Public Lecture “The Path of Tea”renginys

2020-11-10

Date and time: 2020-11-19 18:00 - 2020-11-19 19:30
Location: Internete

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Culinary Course – Asian Cuisinerenginys

2020-11-05

Date and time: 2020-11-16 18:00 - 2020-11-16 19:00
Location: Internete

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Excursion “Unknown Jidish Kaunas – Oldtown”renginys

2020-11-03

Date and time: 2020-11-08 11:00 - 2020-11-08 14:00
Location: Pilies g., Kaunas

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Publications

Yoko Ogawa's Novel Publsihed in Lithuaniaversta-literatura

2020-12-31

“The housekeeper and the professor” is a Japanese author‘s Yoko Ogawa book about friendship which could be seen as impossible from a first glance. This story draws the reader in with its heart-warming storyline, lovable characters and uncomplicated, but interesting storyline. Also, it reveals the beauty and magic of the science of mathematics.

The novel tells a story about a housekeeper, her ten-year old son and a professor who used to be a math professor. The housekeeper has received an offer to work at the professor‘s house. When she was hired, the agency of housekeepers noted her that this client is different from others. The nine housekeepers that used to work there have More…

Published Translation of Min Jin Lee Novelversta-literatura

2020-12-17

“Pachinko” – is a three-part novel about several generations of one family. The author, a famous South Korean novelist, tells an intriguing story about lives of Korean people during a difficult period – from Japanese occupation (in the year of 1910) until the end of 20th century.

The story starts in a fisherman-village Yeongdo near the Busan city. One of the main characters Yang Jin gives birth to a More…

New Book about Travels in Vietnam and Thailandknyga

2020-01-23

In her debut book ’’Tiger is Not a Cat’’, theater director Eglė Šimkevičiūtė – Kulvelis shares her acquaintance with Vietnam and Thailand. The author and her husband, who first traveled to Southeast Asia almost a decade ago, had been hoping for this adventure to last for one year. However, a travel-infected couple who have explored the region in its entirety and are currently living in New Zealand are planning their next adventure. More…

Kazuo Ishiguro book translationversta-literatura

2020-01-14

“An Artist of The Floating World” is a novel about an artist named Masuji Ono and the post-World War II Japan. It is the time of changes and when the narrator Masuji Ono meets people with different mindsets and opinions than his. The book is written very delicately and mixes both the artist’s past, before World War II and the present world. Kazuo Ishiguro focuses on topics like differences of generations, memory and forgiveness. More…

New book by H. Murakamiversta-literatura

2020-01-14

“Killing Commendatore” is another master-piece of Haruki Murakami which takes us to yet another surrealistic world and fantastically written characters. This time it is a novel about a thirty-six year old painter who after a sudden divorce with his wife decides to run away from his past and current job as a portrait painter. He moves to the house that belongs to his friend’s father, who happens to be a very famous Japanese Nihonga artist. We learn about the narrator’s daily life and constant struggles as an artist. More…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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