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VMU Asian Week 2018

The Centre for Asian Studies (CAS) at Vytautas Magnus University together with the students’ clubs “Hashi”, “Wu Wei” and “Hallyu” invites you to the annual event VMU Asian Week 2018. The event will take place on March 5-9 in various venues of VMU and other public places of Kaunas. VMU Asian Week is...

Discussion with doc. A. Zykas at the Vilnius Book Fair

During the Vilnius Book Fair on Thursday, February 22nd, at 2:00 P.M., in the Conference Hall 1.2, a discussion with the doc. Aurelijus Zykas “Lead by soft power. Image, world, Japan” (led by Richard Jonaitis). During the event the newest Mr. A. Zykas’ monograph “Lead by soft power: communication o...

Historical discovery: C. Sugihara‘s third child was born in Kaunas

Recently, Ms. Madoka Sugihara, grand-daughter of Chiune Sugihara, granted the permission to Vytautas Magnus University’s Centre for Asian Studies to publish historical document Nr. 220 issued by Prof. Dr. Mažylis Private Hospital (currently Mažylis Maternity Hospital) which testifies the birth of Ha...

Himalayas 2017: presentation of expeditions in Kaunas

On December 15th at VMU Small Hall (S. Daukantas st. 23, II floor) Saulius Damulevičius together with the VMU Centre for Asian Studies, Lukla.lt and press “Aukso pieva” invites you to the presentation of the expeditions during which Saulius will tell you how such expeditions are being carried out. T...

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...