Dr. Aurelijus Zykas

Head
V. Putvinskio st. 23-418, 44243 Kaunas
Tel.: +370 37 331323
E-mail: aurelijus.zykas@vdu.lt
Responsibility: Japanese studies, Taiwan Centre, SoPaNet.
Research interests: Post-war development of Japan, Public diplomacy, country branding;

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Dr. Linas Didvalis

Chief Coordinator
V. Putvinskio st. 23-417, 44243 Kaunas
Tel.: +370 37 331323
E-mail: linas.didvalis@vdu.lt
Responsibility: Japanese and Korean projects;
Research interests: environmental policy in East and Southeast Asia, Japan’s forest policy, international cooperation to reduce deforestation and forest degradation.

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Vaida Tumosaitė

Senior Coordinator
V. Putvinskio st. 23-417, 44243 Kaunas
Tel.: +370 37 331323
E-mail: vaida.tumosaite@vdu.lt
Responsibility: Chinese projects, asianstudies.lt.

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Andrius Bimbiras

Senior Coordinator
V. Putvinskio st. 23-417, 44243 Kaunas
Tel.: +370 37 331323
E-mail: andrius.bimbiras@vdu.lt
Responsibility: Academy of Dragons, azijoszinynas.vdu.lt

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Diana Jovaišienė

Administrator
V. Putvinskio st. 23-417, 44243 Kaunas
Tel.: +370 37 327832
E-mail: diana.jovaisiene@vdu.lt

Internship possibilities

Centre for Asian Studies gladly accepts volunteers and trainees who wants to gain experience with asian studies, event coordination, webpage administration and editing . Please contact the head of the Centre for Asian Studies for the further information.

Our past trainees:

Živilė Jomantaitė, VU Oriental center (2012 February – March). Was responsible for Azijos studijų Lietuvoje a website creation project. 

Monika Gerdauskaitė, VMU RASK program (2014 November – 2015 January). Was responsible for creation of CAS promotional video

Solveiga Žibaitė, University of Edinburg (2015 May – July). Was responsible for monitoring Chinese media.

Kyungmin Lee, Soongsil University (2015 May-August). Was responsible for Korean subtitles of CAS promotional video.

Momoko Fujiwara, Akita International University (2015 July – November). Was responsible for Chiune Sugihara’s Reading Room Japanese funds cataloging.

Geistė Umbrasaitė, VMU RASK program (2015 September – November). Was responsible for Chiune Sugihara’s Reading Room Japanese funds cataloging.

Alanta Kaminskaitė, VMU RASK program (2015 September – 2016 February). Was responsible for electronic Japanese-Lithuanian dictionary creation project.

Radha-Saulė Bartnikaitė, VMU RASK (2015 September – 2016 February). Was responsible for electronic Japanese-Lithuanian dictionary creation project. 

Ignotas Vileikis, VMU RASK (2015 September – 2016 February). Was responsible for electronic Japanese-Lithuanian dictionary creation project. 

Raigirdas Boruta, the University of Central Lancashire (2015  June – 2016 July). Was responsible for simplifies Chinese subtitles for CAS promotional video

Ka Po Wong, Lingnan University (2017 June – August). Was responsible CAS page translation into traditional Chinese.

Linas Kazlauskas, VMU RASK (2017). Was responsible for Sugihara Week organisation.

Mantas Varnelis, VMU RASK (2017). Was responsible for Sugihara Week organisation. 

Ieva Kučinskaitė, VMU RASK (2018 April – May). Was responsible for Azijos studijų Lietuvoje website expansion. 

Wing Chung Mak, Lingnan University (2018 July – August). Was responsible for Kaunas Tourism Department “Kaunastic” leaflet translation to Chinese.