NEWSIII Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
24.09.2017
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
 
On September 22-23, the 3rd International Research Conference on Japanese Studies “Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism” took place at RAU. The scientific event was confined to the 20th anniversary since founding Russian-Armenian University and the 25th anniversary since establishing the diplomatic relations between Armenia and Japan.
 
RAU Rector Prof. Armen Darbinyan welcomed the guests and opened the conference, “Japan and Armenia might be located far geographically, but historically, culturally and civilization-wise they are much closer. Today we have representatives from several Japanese universities, and it is a pride for RAU to be on its way to become the main center in Armenia that works with various Japanese universities and scientific institutions, we are always ready for cooperation”.
 
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Eiji Taguchi also addressed the audience, “We celebrate the 25th anniversary since establishing the diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia, which are based on mutual understanding and human relations”. Ambassador Taguchi thanked the university for organizing the conference and expressed his appreciation to RAU for its contribution to the development of the Japanese studies in Armenia and said that the Japanese Embassy will support such initiatives in every way.
 
The conference attendees included leading experts from Japan, Russia, Belarus and Armenia. Among the speakers were representatives of Tohoku University, Tokai University, Hitotsubashi University, Tsukuba University, Waseda University, Meiji University, Belarusian State University, Yerevan State University, Armenian State Economic University, Russian-Armenian University and other institutions.
 
Conference participants discussed a wide range of issues related to Japan's history, philosophy, economy, literature and culture, the Japanese language and its teaching methods. The conference comprised three sections: “History, Geopolitics of Ancient and Modern Japan”, “Culture and Daily Life of in Ancient Japan and Nowadays” and “Teaching Methodology, Translation Theory and Japanese Language Learning Contemporary Methods and Technologies”.
 
The full texts of the papers presented during the 3rd International Research Conference on Japanese Studies “Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism” will be published in the conference proceedings.
 
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III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
III Conference Ex Orient Lux. Changing the Paradigm from Eurocentrism to Universalism
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