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Special Presentation: “Quintessence of Academia — Milestones of the Union Académique Internationale and the Japan Academy” (University Museum Group)

August 3, 2017

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Event Type: Exhibition
Intended for: General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / Elementary school students / Junior high school students / High school students / University students
Date(s): September 12, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Location: Other campuses/off-campus
Venue: Intermediatheque 2F [PANTHEON]
[Address] KITTE 2-3F, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
[Access] JR lines and Tokyo Metro Marunouchi line Tokyo Station. Direct access from the Marunouchi Underground Pathway.
[Opening Hours] 11:00 - 18:00 (Open until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays) Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
*Opening hours may change.
[Closed on] Mondays (or the following Tuesday if Monday is a National Holiday) and Year-end holidays. May close irregularly.
Entrance Fee: No charge
Registration Method: No advance registration required
Event Description:

On the occasion of the 89th General Assembly of the Union Académique Internationale (UAI) held in Tokyo this autumn, this special presentation showcases a selection of significant materials from the collection of the Japan Academy. Most notably, the “Memorandum on the preliminary meeting to found the UAI,” which was drawn up in 1919 by the Imperial Academy, the former institution of the Japan Academy, and a publication of the UAI’s first research project, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, are exhibited. They illustrate the UAI’s history, present its current activities, and highlight the Japan Academy’s contribution to the UAI.

[Organizers] The University Museum, the University of Tokyo (UMUT) + The Japan Academy
[Co-Organizer] Union Académique Internationale (UAI)

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