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International Symposium Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Department of Thai Language, Osaka University of Foreign Studies

2009-11-1 (Sun) 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

International symposium to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Department of Thai Language at Osaka University of Foreign Studies

Education and Research in Thai Language and Culture

Relationships between Japan and Thailand

 

Program

9:30 a.m. -- Registration starts.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon -- 1st session "Thai as a Foreign Language"

Keynote Speech

Nawawan Phanthumetha, professor emeritus at Chulalongkorn University

"Challenges for Japanese Learning Thai"

Reports

 Cholada Ruengruglikit, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

"Communication problems with onomastics for International Students learning Thai"

Maliwan Buranapatana, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University

"Experiment in Instruction in Thai Focusing on Physical Factors of the International Learners"

Somchai Sumniengngam, Faculty of Arts, Silpakorn University             

"Students from Different Cultural Backgrounds and Instruction in Thai"

 

Lunch time: 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m. -- 2nd session "Education and Research in Thai Language and Culture in Japan and Japan-Thailand Relationships"

Reports: MIYAMOTO Marasri, Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University         

MURAKAMI Tadayoshi, Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University

Sumida Atsuko, Integrated Studies of Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University

"Education and Research in Thai Language and Culture in Japan -- Department of Thai Language, Osaka University"

Panel discussion by students graduated from the Department of Thai Language

Comprehensive discussion

The discussion will be in Japanese and Thai.

*The general meeting and and party of Hakuzo-Kai, the alumni association of the Department of Thai Language, will be held after the symposium.

 

Date: 2009-11-1 (Sun) 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored: Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University
Venue: Saji Keizo Memorial Hall, 10th floor, Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University
Registration: Not required.
URL: http://www.onc.osaka-u.ac.jp/others/map/index.php
Contact: Mr. MURAKAMI Tadayoshi, Asian Languages and Cultural Spheres Research Wing Ⅱ Research Institute for World Languages
tadayosh@world-lang.osaka-u.ac.jp

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