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International conference about civil society in East Asia

On October 26-27 international academic conference about civil society in East Asia “Civil Society in East Asian Countries: Contributions to Democracy, Peace and Sustainable Development” will be held in VMU Small Hall (S. Daukantas str. 28). Each year the Centre for Asian Studies is inviting scho...

Open lecture about China‘s foreign policy

On October 19th, “Time for Asia” events start a new season with an open lecture about China’s foreign policy. The lecture will be held at 5:30 P.M. in VMU multifunctional science and studies center (V. Putvinskis 23) 310 auditorium. We are honored to have Prof. Jisheng Sun who is the current Vice...

Lithuanian Language Summer Course has started

Lithuanian Language and Culture Summer Course started on 14 July 2017. The summer programme combines learning the Lithuanian language with classes on literature, Lithuanian identity, history, cinema and traditional arts. There also is a large number of activities: traditional Lithuanian dances, ...

Lithuanian Language Classes in Spring Semester

 Join us in learning a new language by enrolling in one of our Lithuanian language courses!  In the Autumn semester Faculty of Humanities offers Lithuanian language courses for anyone interested in learning the language. Levels start at absolute beginner and progress to upper-intermediate. Tim...

Visit of Zen Master Taigen Shodo Harada Roshi

On June 25-28th, a world-famous master of Japanese Rinzai Zen, calligraphy and kyūdo archery, a monk and an author of several books, Taigen Shodo Harada Roshi will visit Lithuania. During these days the Master will have public talks in Kaunas, Vilnius, and Judroniai Village. Centre for Asian ...

Sugihara Week Events in September

Centre for Asian Studies invites you to visit the events of Sugihara Week. Sugihara Week, organized on September 2nd-8th, 2017 for the first time, is the event which aims to perpetuate the memory of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara. This personality lived in Kaunas (Lithuania) during 1939-40 and...