Minister Counsellor of Japan in Thailand Visit the Faculty of Humanities and social science of Khonkean University to discuss cooperation for learning Japanese and join the seminar “Learn Japanese in the Current Situation”

(2021, March, 12), the Faculty of Humanities and social science of Khon Kaen University, the Japan Foundation, Bangkok, and the Japanese Studies Association of Thailand held a seminar on the topic of “Japanese Studies in the Current Situation”, and explored the Studying the direction of Japanese research cooperation, counseled by Mr. Shigeki Kobayashi, Japanese Ambassador to Thailand, President of Japan News Agency of the Japanese Embassy in Thailand, Mr. Somsak Changtragul Khon Kaen Fu Yin, Assoc. Prof. Piansak Pakdee, Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Student Expansion With the Alumni Relations Department and Assoc.Prof.Dr. Orathai Piayura Associate Professor Dr. Orathai Piayura Dean of the School of Humanities of Khon Kaen University attended the opening ceremony, in addition to executives from the Bangkok Japan Foundation, faculty, students, working groups and Thailand Japan Studies The committee of the association. More than 100 interested people participated in this seminar. The seminar was held in the HS05 building, the third hall of the School of Humanities, Khon Kaen University

The event started with a welcome speech by Assoc. Prof. Piansak Pakdee, Vice President for Student Development and Alumni Relations. Then Assoc.Prof.Dr.Orathai Piayura, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Mr. Shigeki Kobayashi, Minister Counselor and Director of Japanese News Agency, Embassy of Japan in Thailand and Mr.Somsak Changtragul , Governor of Khon Kaen Province

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Orathai Piayura, Associate Professor, Dean of the faculty of Humanities and social science, Khon Kaen University
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Assoc. Prof. Piansak Pakdee, Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Student Expansion and Alumni Relations Department
นายสมศักดิ์ จังตระกุล ผู้ว่าราชการจังหวัดขอนแก่น
Mr. Somsak Changtragul Governor of Khon Kaen Province
นายชิเงกิ โคบายาชิ (Mr.Shigeki Kobayashi) อัครราชทูตที่ปรึกษาและผู้อำนวยการสำนักข่าวสารญี่ปุ่นสถานเอกอัครราชทูตญี่ปุ่นประจำประเทศไทย
Mr.Shigeki Kobayashi Counselor, Japanese Ambassador to Thailand, President of Japan News Agency, Minister Counsellor of Japan in Thailand

There are various topics of speech topics in this event. Associate Professor Sathapron Ruengtham will perform the ceremony. The topics of the speech include: Dr. Saikaew Thipakorn talks about “Japan and ASEAN Cultural Relations” and Assistant Professor Piyawan Asawarachan talks about “Changes in Japan, Women The topic of working full-time with a housewife. As the Association of Japanese Studies Committees in Thailand talked about “Japanese Studies and Adaptation to the New Era of University Education in Thailand”, the following afternoon was a meeting to discuss cooperation in Japanese higher education in the Tohoku region. The representative association has three departments including; Northeastern University Network, Khon Kaen University, Mahasarakham University and Ubon Ratchathani University representatives, Japan Foundation, Bangkok and Thailand Japanese Studies Association, in Khon Kaen, Kangsadan area, Cotton Tree Hometel Hotel In the meeting room, you can have a meeting through the Zoom App software.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the promotion of Japanese research and training for higher education institutions and various organizations in the Northeast. Not only to allocate capital and establish various cooperation networks, but also to increase knowledge and understanding of Japanese research and humanities and social sciences for students, teachers and interested people. These are also to look forward to the further development, dissemination and promotion of Japanese research in the future. Japan Research Center and Coordinating Agency.

News: Phawadee Mappanphap
Photo: Information and Communication Group of The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences