PCCIJ Polish Week in Kyoto – part of the “National Week” series by Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

December 12-16, 2011 – PCCIJ held an event at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (www.kufs.ac.jp) in co-operation with the Embassy of Poland and the Kyoto University of Foreign Studies as a part of the “National Week” series called “Connecting with the World” organized by the university’s International Education Dept.


December 12 (Monday)

Opening Ceremony (Opening Declaration for National Week)

Lecture 1

18:30-20:00 at 171 Small Hall
Mr. Shigenori Shibata, General Secretary of League of Historical Cities
“Ancient City Krakow and Kyoto – Through Activities of League of Historical Cities

December 14 (Wednesday)

Lecture 2

13:20-14:50 at Room 742
Mr. Nakatada Yamada, Former Committee of U.N. International Law Commission, Ambassador of Delegation of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament “Role of UN and International Law – From the viewpoint of Poland

Poland Night – Enjoy Film, Music, Fashion and Food from Poland

16:40-19:40, At Conference Room and Lounge of No.11 Building
– Showing Polish movies (DVD)
– Try-on and photo session of Polish costumes
– Polish music (BGM), Display of Polish porcelain (serving tea), etc.
– Reception party (introduction of foods from Poland)
* Lecture on Polish culture by Ms. Eliza Klonowska-Siwak, First Secretary, Trade and Investment Promotion Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland

December 16 (Friday)

Symposium “Poland and Japan – History of Goodwill and Friendship”

16:00-16:30: Meeting between Chancellor Yoshikazu Morita of the University and Madam Ambassador, Mr. Yuichi Kusumoto and other guests.
16:30: Transfer to symposium venue.
16:40: Opening of the Symposium. Opening remarks by Mr. Takeshi Matsuda, University President.
16:45-17:25: Chopin Piano Recital
17:25-17:45: Lecture: H.E. Madam Jadwiga Maria Rodowicz-Czechowska, Ph. D., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland, Honorary Chairman of PCCIJ
17:45-17:55: Speech by Mr. Piotr R. Suszycki, PCCIJ Chairman
17:45-18:05: Lecture: Mr. Yuichi Kusumoto, Ambassador to Kansai, former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Poland 18:05: Closing remarks by Prof. Craig Smith, Dean of Department of Global Studies
18:10: End of Symposium