Asian studies in Lithuania

Date and time: 2018-03-14 10:30 - 2018-03-14 18:30

Location: VU Azijos ir transkultūrinių studijų institutas, Universiteto g. 5, Vilnius

A series of events called “Far from near” (Lit. „Toli iš arti“) appears for the first time in a brand new name. Originated as “The days of Orientalists” (Lit. “Orientalistų dienos”), the new event strives to familiarize the communities of Vilnius University and townspeople with stunning and magnificent culture of Asia. Modern and colorful festival of orientalists reborns and invites everyone to get to know the unique side of “Fiesta Personæ”.

We will meet you on March 14 th !

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Liang Wenming and the opening ceremony featuring martial arts at the Vilnius University, The courtyard of M. K. Sarbievijus;
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Nomeda Gabija Vosyliūtė, “Henna workshop” in Vilnius University, Hindi room;
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Liang Wenming’s lecture “The practice of health care according to the Chinese” in Vilnius University, A. Binderis room;
13:00 p.m.–14:30 p.m. Calligraphy workshop “Path of the ink” in Vilnius University, A. Binderis room;
13:00 p.m.–14:30 p.m. Discussion “What is that Asia?” in Vilnius University, Hindi room;
15:00 p.m.–16:30 p.m. Maritana Larbi’s lecture “Get to know the Arabic language” in Vilnius University, Hindi room;
17:00 p.m.–18:30 p.m. Ričardas Anusauskas’ lecture “Talking photos” in Vilnius University, Kovalevskis room.

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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU