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Shooting in Japan by TIFO project was finished

On November 28 – December 9, filming has been taking place in different locations of Japan, as a part of the ongoing project of VMU Centre for Asian Studies (CAS). During the intensive program the Head of the CAS Dr. Aurelijus Zykas, together with Kristijonas Jakubsonas, a lecturer from the VMU Depa...

Screening of the movie about Chiune Sugihara “Persona Non Grata”

On November 23rd in VMU multifunctional science and studies center (V. Putvinskis st. 23) 106 auditorium the Center for Asian Studies together with the Embassy of Japan in Lithuania invites you to the screening of the movie about Chiune Sugihara “Persona Non Grata”. Movie starts at 6:00 P.M. The eve...

Open lecture about Tibet

On October 27th, “Time for Asia” event cycle invite all to an open lecture on contemporary Tibet – “Deep Tibet: emerging trends in Tibet today” given by Tibet’s expert Vincent Metten (EU Policy Director, International Campaign for Tibet, Brussel’s office). The lecture will be held at 12 P.M. in VM...

Exhibition “Taiwan and its culture”

On October 18-29, in the hall next to V. Biržiška reading room (K. Donelaitis str. 52), VMU Centre for Asian studies with the help of Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia organize exhibition of Taiwan’s dolls Taiwan and its culture. Glove Puppetry, also known as Budai Xi, is a kind of opera whi...

Visiting Fulbright scholar dr. Charles Perrin lecture

On Wednesday, October 18 from 11.15-12.30 in Putvinskis St. 23, room 313 Dr. Charles Perrin, a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at VDU, will give a guest lecture titled The Road to Lithuania: Jonas Šliūpas and the Formation of National Identity. Jonas Šliūpas (1861-1944) was one of the leading activists i...

Dr. A. Zykas monograph on country‘s image policy

Dr. Aurelijus Zykas, Head of the Centre for Asian Studies has published a monograph “Lead by soft power: communication of country’s image and Japan”. It provides analysis on relevant topics that link such fields as public diplomacy, information warfare, propaganda, country’s image and nation brandin...