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Commemorative Presentation on author SHIBA Ryotaro


On Saturday, June 16, under the joint sponsorship of Osaka University, the Sankei Shimbun and Kansai 2100 Committee, a commemorative lecture presentation was held at the Sankei Hall Breeze in Kita-ku, Osaka.

The commemorative lectures and talks celebrated the life and works of SHIBA Ryotaro, an alumnus of Osaka University and a Japanese author known for his novels about historical events in Japan and essays on Japan and Japan's relationship to the world.

SEKIKAWA Natsuo, author and critic, and OHTAKE Fumio, Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, delivered lectures and talked on the theme of "The Path of Modern Japan and an Image of its Future."

Osaka University gratefully acknowledges the attendance of some 800 at this commemorative presentation.


Discussion concerning the contributions of SHIBA Ryotaro.

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