Cooperative Lectures by Peking University and Ritsumeikan University / Joint Seminar by Tongji University and the Confucius Institute at Ritsumeikan
The Confucius Institute holds the cooperative lectures and joint seminar under the support from our partner universities, Peking University and Tongji University. Experts and professors from the fields of Chinese relevant studies collaborate together to promote Japan-China exchange in business, culture and other fields.
Lectures on Understanding China
Held once a month on Saturday, these lectures cover a range of subjects concerning Chinese culture, society, and related topics.
Reading in Chinese Classics
The Confucius Institute at Ritsumeikan starts the lectures in 2012 as one of its courses on Chinese Classics such as Chinese Poetry. Japanese lecturers who are the leading researchers of Chinese literature give lectures in an accessible style.
Art Performance
The Institute hosts Chinese university student ensembles, which present a wide-ranging artistic repertoire including Chinese opera and other traditional Chinese dramatic arts and musical performances in folk and other genres.
Special Lectures
With a view to promoting cultural understanding and exchange between Japan and China, the Institute organizes occasional lectures in Kyoto, Osaka and some places at which celebrated figures from a range of fields are invited to speak on Chinese Culture, language, society, and other relevant subjects.
Chinese Experimental Understanding Courses
These courses aim at understanding of Chinese culture by seeing, hearing, feeing to many kinds of Chinese cultural things (such as Biwa concert, Tai-chi, Kampo which is known as herval medicine, cutting paper craft, Kirie, Niko concert, and Chinese tea). From April to December 2015, we will offer 7 courses with some specialists.
Public Display of the Confucius Institute Library at Ritsumeikan
Confucius Institute at Ritsumeikan has its library with various kinds of books and textbooks related to the Chinese language studying and Chinese Culture. We also offer the lending service to the students of Ritsumeikan University students and Confucius Institute students. (Not available for textbooks and books for research)