The English news of June

July 18, 2015

As part of the International Workshop on Traditional Sciences in Asia 2015, the open seminar “Intersecting Cosmologies, beyond Space and Time: The Universe, in Science and the Humanities” will be held on Thursday July 18, from 5 pm to 6:30 pm, at the Center for Informatics in East Asian Studies (Annex of the Institute for Research in Humanities), 2F Conference Room.

Speakers
・Kaifu Norio, professor emeritus at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, and president of the International Astronomical Union: “Cosmology and the Asian Myths and Legends about the Universe”
・Yano Michio, professor emeritus at Kyoto Sangyo University: “Aspects of Indian Astronomy and Astrology in the Japanese sukuyōdō”

Organized by the Kyoto University’s Institute for Research in Humanities, the Hakubi Center and the Unit of Synergetic Studies for Space.
Language: Japanese.

Participation: free, but registration is necessary.
For registration,click here
Contact: usss-event_at_kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp


July 17, 2015

The International Workshop on Traditional Sciences in Asia 2015: An Interdisciplinary Investigation into Overlapping Cosmologies will take place between the 17th—18th of June, at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Main Building, 4F Conference Room, and the Center for Informatics in East Asian Studies (Annex of the Institute for Research in Humanities), 2F Conference Room.

For more information, click here.

Organized by the Kyoto University’s Institute for Research in Humanities, the Hakubi Center and the Unit of Synergetic Studies for Space.

Language: English. No Japanese translation.
Registration necessary.
Contact: usss-event@kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp (English)
takai@zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Japanese)