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Concert of Indian Dance and Musicrenginys


Date and time: 2012-04-05 18:00
Location: (Lietuvių) Klaipėdos muzikinis teatras. Danės g. 19. Klaipėda

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The website “Asian Studies in Lithuania” was launchedrenginys


Date and time: 2012-03-31


Lecture on Sri Aurobindo ir Gandhi by Dr. Peterio Heehsasrenginys


Date and time: 2012-04-19 15:00
Location: Oriental Studies Centre

Peter Heehs is an independent historian based in Pondicherry. He is the author of nine books, including The Bomb in Bengal and Nationalism, Terrorism, Communalism (OUP), Indian Religions (NYU Press), and The Lives of Sri Aurobindo (Columbia University Press). He has published more than fifty articles on Indian history, historiography and art in journals and magazines such as Modern Asian Studies, History and Theory, History Today and Art India.

Seminars of Dr. Lauri Paltemaa on modern Chinarenginys


Date and time: 2012-05-15 - 1212-05-18
Location: Kaunas, Vaižganto g. 30 (May 15), Gedimino 44 (other days)

VMU Centre for Asian Studies invites to the seminars of Dr. Lauri Paltemaa (Centre for East Asian Studies, Turku University, Finland) on the political situation of modern China. Lectures will be delivered on 15-18, May. The seminars are part of the course “Political development of China” of the MA East Asia Region Studies program. Everybody is invited to join the seminars.

Public lecture on the hierarchy in India and the Westrenginys


Date and time: 2013-04-17 13:00- - 2013-04-17 14:30
Location: VMU Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy (Gedimino g. 44, Kaunas), 302

The VMU Centre for Asian Studies would like to invite all those interested to attend a public lecture which will be given by a guest professor Dr Robert Parkin from Oxford University. The title of the lecture – Louis Dumont: hierarchy and equality in India and the West. The lecture will be given in English.

The lecture will take place on 17 April (Wednesday) 13:00-14:30 at Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Political Sciences and Diplomacy (Gedimino st. 44, Kaunas), Room 302. The event is free.


Exhibition “Kakejiku – Contemporary Art from Japan”renginys


Date and time: 2013-04-11 17:00 - 2013-05-04
Location: Vilnius Academy of Arts, \"Titanikas\" Exhibition Halls, 1st floor (Maironio str. 3, Vilnius)

Kakejiku is the traditional Japanese style of showing pictures and calligraphy. It is made of paper or cloth (mostly of silk), it can be scrolled when it is put away. Since old ages the Japanese used to hang kakejiku in their guest rooms to express the hospitality to their guests. We used to draw flowers, birds and landscapes on the kakejiku. For us, Japanese people, the four seasons had an important meaning, and we used to admire the beauty of changing nature. More…

Chinese culture club “Wu Wei” to be establishedrenginys

Date and time: 2013-04-13 18:00 - 2013-04-13 20:00
Location: Rytų kovos menų studija „Wudang Tao“ (P. Kalpoko g. 1-26, Kaunas)

We would like to cordially invite you to the opening ceremony of a new Chinese culture club “Wu Wei” ( 無為 ), which will be held on April 13th at 6 p.m. in East Asian martial arts studio “Wudang Tao” (P. Kalpoko 1-26, Kaunas).

During the opening ceremony visiting lecturers will briefly present philosophy of “wu wei”, traditional Chinese medicine, calligraphy and Chinese martial arts. More…

East Asia dayrenginys


Date and time: 2013-05-10 10:00 - 2013-05-10 15:00
Location: VMU Centre for Asian Studies

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Public lecture “Korean influence to Japanese ceramics”renginys

Date and time: 2013-05-13 16:00 - 2013-05-13 17:30
Location: VMU M. Gimbutienė auditorium (Donelaičio g. 52 – 211, Kaunas)

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Exhibition of Japanese caligraphyrenginys


Date and time: 2013-05-22 - 2013-06-10
Location: UNESCO Gallery (Šv. Jono g. 11, Vilnius)

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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU