Posts tagged ‘ASC’

Summer going in a full speed, employees of the Centre for Asian Studies announce vacation. Therefore, if you are planning to visit CAS during July 8th  – August 2nd , we would like to kindly ask you to inform us in advance via Facebook or We apologize for inconveniences. We express our gratitude to […]

Summer holidays for ASC

June 29th, 2015

On June 26 the scholars of the Centre for Asian Studies started their summer holidays. The centre and the library will be closed entirely from July 24 to August 21. We apologize for the inconvenience. We express our gratitude to the students, clubs and partners for the fruitful collaborations during the past school year. Hopefully […]

On June 11-12 CAS junior researcher Daiva Repečkaitė will attend Riga International Roundtable “Financing for Development: Role of EU Member States”. Riga international Roundtable is organized to find answers to those questions at national and international level through bringing together policy makers, media representatives, civil society and private sector activists, academics and educators from Latvia, […]

The annual VMU East Asia Day on 30 April will conclude with a public lecture by a distinguished guest from Thailand, Dr Namtip Aksornkool. After extensive experience with UNESCO, UNDP and other international agencies, Dr Aksornkool is now an independent consultant in literacy, basic education and gender in development. Her talk, titled “Lithuania – Southeast […]

On April 20th, 14:00, choreographer and dancer from South Korea Ji Park will be visiting Centre for Asian studies. Here she will hold a practical workshop on Korean traditional dancing and will meet with Hallyu club members and everyone else, who are interested in the art of dance.

A monk of Zen Buddhism, Bo Haeng SN from South Korea this April comes to Kaunas to hold a public lecture. This event is a unique opportunity to meet a person with such an unusual path of life. Monk has written a biographic book “Letters from the Mountains of the Dragon” and directed a monoplay […]

In 2014 March 7 VMU signed a collaboration memorandum with Bunkyo Gakuin university in Japan. The students from Japan immediately started learning about Baltic region and by the end of December a number of 17 students and 6 teachers were selected to form a delegation to visit Lithuania. 2015 March 11 – 13 the selected […]

CAS junior researcher Daiva Repečkaitė will participate in a training course on the situation of ethnic minorities in Thailand, which is to take place on 8-16 March. The participants of the course will have an opportunity to meet activists from ethnic minority organisations and learn about the situation of ethnic minorities in national parks and […]

Linas Didvalis will be joining Centre for Asian Studies’ staff from this February as a researcher. His research specialty is environmental policy in East and Southeast Asia, especially in the areas of climate change and forest protection. Linas will be responsible for the cooperation projects with Japan and Korea. Linas Didvalis received his BA degree […]

Kansai dialect

November 13th, 2014

As most of you already know, November in HASHI club is dedicated to the Japanese language and other related aspects. One of the aspects is dialects. Depending on the size of a country and the number of regions, they can differ only a little or may have so many differences that people who live in […]