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Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku: Enroll now for April ~ June courses

2012-4-14 (Sat) - 2012-6-2 (Sat)

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

In these lectures, 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 the courses in April ~ June 2012.

Please apply via the Asahi Culture Center web page.

Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku looks forward to welcoming you!

The Detection of Prostate Cancer and Treatment Options

  • Saturday, April 14,10:30 a.m. ~12:00 noon
  • Saturday, April 28,10:30 a.m. ~12:00 noon

Lecturer: NONOMURA Norio, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Tuition fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)

Following March 11, 2011, the Relationship of Society and Technology

  • Saturday, May 19, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 26, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Lecturer: HIRAKAWA Hideyuki, Associate professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

Tuition fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)

Artificial Photosynthesis -- Finding Alternatives to Petroleum and Nuclear Power

  • Saturday, May 26, 10:30 a.m. ~12:00 noon
  • Saturday, June 2, 10:30 a.m. ~12:00 noon

Lecturer: FUKUZUMI Shun-ichi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering,

Osaka University

Tuition fee: ¥3,150 (for both classes)

Fun Japanology -- Meaning of Words

Friday, June 6, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Lecturer: KOYANO Tetsuo, Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University

Participation fee: ¥1,575

Elucidating the Mystery of Ancient Languages

Saturday, June 2, 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Lecturer: HACHIYA Masato, Professor emeritus, Osaka University, Chubu University

Tuition fee: ¥1,575


Date: 2012-4-14 (Sat) - 2012-6-2 (Sat)
Organizer: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University, Asahi Culture Center
Registration: Online registration is necessary.
Contact: Asahi Culture Center

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