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Reminder: CfA Master Programme Transcultural Studies (Heidelberg)


Heidelberg University welcomes applications for its 2-year Master Programme in Transcultural Studies. Across disciplines and national borders, students from around the globe can explore the dynamics of cultural exchanges. The emphasis lies on Asian, predominantly East and South Asian, and European cultures.

June Evening Seminar at Nichibunken

Upcoming event at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan

Nichibunken Evening Seminar on Japanese Studies (218th meeting), June 8, 2017 (Thursday), 4:30 P.M – 6:00 P.M.

Speaker: Meghen M. Jones


Title: The Ontology and Icon Formation of the Tea Bowl


Language: English

Place: Seminar Room 2, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192

URL: <http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/>