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Vice president of Osaka University offers Japanese-Hindi dictionary to the University of Groningen

09 December 2011

Prof. Akira Takahashi, specialist in Hindi Language and Literature, offered the University of Groningen a copy of a Japanese-Hindi dictionary. Prof. Sibrand Poppema personally handed the book, of which Prof. Takahashi is co-editor, to Marjolein Nieboer, MA, Librarian of the University, witnessed by Prof. Hirotsu, Director of Osaka Office Groningen.

During his trip, Prof. Akira Takahashi, the newly appointed vice president of international affairs of Osaka University visited the University of Groningen to meet the Board, the Deans of Faculties involved in the co-operation with Osaka and the Director of the Nuclear Physics Institute (KVI). He also visited the Osaka University Groningen Centre for Education and Research and met with the scientific coordinators for the joint Osaka-Groningen symposium on "high energy laser physics" which will be held in November 2012.

Prof. Takahashi was accompanied by Prof. Satoshi Ogihara, the initiator and coordinator of the annual symposia on EU-Japan cooperation in Education, Research and Exchanges. In this year’s symposium, representatives from EU, DG Education & Culture and The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) were involved, as well as professors, PhD students and staff from the Universities of Osaka, Kobe, Heidelberg, EMBL-Heidelberg, Bochum, Groningen and JSPS-office Bonn.

Prof. Poppema hands over the Japanese-Hindi dictionary to Marjolein Nieboer, MA ,witnessed by Prof. Hirotsu.
Prof. Poppema hands over the Japanese-Hindi dictionary to Marjolein Nieboer, MA ,witnessed by Prof. Hirotsu.
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