Posts tagged ‘research’

Scholars of the Centre for Asian Studies participated at the International Symposium on Japanese Studies, which was hosted by the University of Bucharest, Center for Japanese Studies on March 4-5. The participants represented the academic institutions of France, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Belgium and Japan. Dr Linas Didvalis presented the presentation on the topic […]

This September, a partnership in research was established between the Centre for Asian Studies and the Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Lithuania. On the basis of Embassy’s request, the Centre prepared a report about upcoming Lithuanian parliamentary election and how different outcome scenarios could impact Lithuania-China relationship. We hope this marks a beginning […]

The Centre of Asian Studies is among the winners of a national grant to implement a project administered by the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania. Two members of ASC staff – Aurelijus Zykas and Linas Didvalis – together with four experts from other institutions, will conduct a research on the most […]

Over the last few months the results for the applications of the possible projects finally came out. This year was very successful for CAS as three different projects financed by East Asia’s institutions were confirmed. Support from Taiwan government was received by a scientific project “Shifting inter-regional balance: EU-East Asia economic cooperation” written by Daiva […]

On the summer of 2014 Aurelijus Zykas,researcher and the head of Centre for Asian Studies , went on an internship in Tokyo that was funded by Japan Foundation. During the internship Dr. Zykas collected newest material related to Japan’s public diplomacy and it’s changes during the last 5 years, analysed strategic documents, interviewed the officials […]

The open member meeting of the project “Comparative Research of the Reception of Japanese and Korean Popular Culture in Europe” (sponsored by Suntory Foundation) will take place in Paris on December 13, 2011. The project is coordinated by Vytautas Magnus University Centre for Asian Studies. During the meeting its members will present and discuss the […]

The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) invites graduate students majoring in Korean Studies to apply for the new AKS Research Grant program, which provides graduate students an opportunity to do research in Korea and prepare for a thesis in Korean Studies. Grant Period is 6 months from entry. Successful candidates are expected to arrive at […]

In August (2011), the Centre for Asian Studies successfully finished the international and interdisciplinary collective research project “Reception of Japanese and Korean Popular Culture in Europe“, supported by Suntory foundation (Japan) subsidy program 2010-2011. As result, the was published.  The selection of articles discusses the acceptance of Japanese and Korean culture in Europe, which could […]