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Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku: Enroll now for January ~ March 2012 courses

2012-2-4 (Sat) - 2012-3-24 (Sat)

Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku offers courses produced and sponsored by both Osaka University and Asahi Culture Center. The Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku was established at the time Osaka University's Nakanoshima Center was built in 2004. These courses share results of research conducted at Osaka University with the general public in an easy-to-understand format.

In these courses, leading lecturers give presentations on topics such as culture, art, history, science, technology, health care, as well as seasonal and current topics.


Applications are now being accepted for courses held January ~ March 2012.

Please apply via the Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku web page.

Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku looks forward to welcoming you!

  • Saturday, February 4, 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 noon -- "Peaceful Death and Death with Dignity," SHIMODA Motomu, Professor, Faculty of Contemporary Sociology, Kyoto Women's University, Visiting scholar, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
    Participation fee: ¥1,575
  • Saturdays, February 4 and 18, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m. -- "Medicines," NASU Masao, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
    Participation fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)
  • Friday, February 17, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m. -- "Amusing Japanese Linguistics -- The World of Social Dialect," KOYANO Tetsuo, Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University
    Participation fee: ¥1,575
  • Saturdays, February 18 and 25, 10:30 a.m. ~12:00 noon, -- "Hayabusa and the New Era of Exploration of Small Bodies in our Solar System," TSUCHIYAMA Akira, Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
    Participation fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)
  • Saturdays, March 17 and 24, 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 noon -- "What is Happiness when Everyone is Long-lived?," GONDO Yasuyuki, Associate professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Osaka University
    Participation fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)
Date: 2012-2-4 (Sat) - 2012-3-24 (Sat)
Organizer: Osaka University, Kaitokudo for the 21st Century
Venue: Osaka University Nakanoshima Center, 4-3-53 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka
Registration: Registration online is necessary.
URL: http://21c-kaitokudo.osaka-u.ac.jp/handai-asahi
Contact: Asahi Culture Center Tel:06-6222-5224

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