KU-Bhutan welcomed the honored guests from Royal Bhutan University.

Name of honored guests

Pema Thinley, Vice Chancellor, Royal University of Bhutan (RUB)
Cheki Dorji, Director, College of Science and Technology, RUB
Sonam Wangmo, Dean Academic Affairs, Sherubtse College, RUB
Lungtaen Gyatso, Director, Institute of Language and Culture Studies, RUB

Date

Arrival: September 24th, Departure: September 30th

Host organization

Kyoto University Bhutan Friendship Program

 

September 24th (Monday)

Visit to Golden Temple, Shimogamo Shrine, and Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Dinner party at Kyoto University Rakuyu Kaikan
Participants: Kazuo Ando, Kiyohito Okumiya, Kozo Matsubayshi, Nobuhiro Ohnishi, Shinya Takeda, Toshihiro Tsukihara, Wingling Chen, Yasuyuki Kosaka, Yasuyuki Kurita, Yuki Ohnishi

 

September 25th (Tuesday)

Visit to the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Participants from Kyoto University: Hiromu Shimizu, Kozo Matsubayashi (Alphabetical order)

Visit to the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
Participants from Kyoto University: Katsue Fukamachi, Shigeo Fujii, Shintaro Kobayashi, Shozo Shibata, Tadashi Takahashi (Alphabetical order)

Visit to Foreign Student Division
Participant from Kyoto University: Haruka Miyauchi, Kiyotaka Tobita, Kozo Matsubayashi, Yuko Ikei (Alphabetical order)

Visit to Kokoro Research Center
Participants from Kyoto University: Akinori Yasuda, Carl Becker, Gawa Matsushita, Nobuhito Abe, Ryusuke Nakai, Sakiko Yoshikawa, Seiji Kumagai, Yukiko Uchida (Alphabetical order)

 

September 26th (Wednesday)

Welcome meeting with Hiroshi Matsumoto, the President of Kyoto University
Participants from Kyoto University: Hirohisa Hirai, Hiromu Shimizu, Kozo Matsubayashi, Manabu Hashimoto, Masao Matsuoka, Sakiko Yoshikawa, Shigeo Fujii, Tadashi Matano, Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Alphabetical order)

Lunch hosted by the president at Seifu-so
Participants from Kyoto University: Hirohisa Hirai, Hiromu Shimizu, Katsue Fukamachi, Kozo Matsubayashi, Manabu Hashimoto, Masao Matsuoka, Sakiko Yoshikawa, Shigeo Fujii, Tadashi Matano, Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Alphabetical order)

International Workshop on Kyoto University- Bhutan Friendship Program
Speakers: Cheki Dorji, Sonam Wangmo, Lungtaen Gyatso, Pema Thinley, Hiromu Shimizu, Manabu Hashimoto, Katsue Fukamachi, Ryota Sakamoto
Chairs: Shigeo Fujii, Sakiko Yoshikawa, Kozo Matsubayashi
Organizer: Tetsuro Matsuzawa

 

September 27th (Thursday)

Meeting with Yasushi Nakayama, Mayor, Kyotango City
Participants from Kyotongo City: Kazuko Fujiwara, Keijiro Shimooka, Kiyohiro Arai, Masahiro Ishijima, Ryoh Takakura, Takashi Omura, Takehiro Shimizu, Yasuhiro Komori (Alphabetical order)

Participants from Kyoto University: Hitoshi Nakamura, Katsue Fukamachi, Kazuo Ando (Alphabetical order)

Visit to rice terrace in Sodeshi guided by Sadao Hirai

Visit to rice terrace in Kamiseya guided by Toru Inomoto

Visit to Miyam-cho Chii Shinkoukai guided by Tomohiro Nako and Takahiro Iwama

 

September 28th (Friday)

Visit to Prime Research Institute (PRI), Inuyama
Participants from Kyoto University: Hirohisa Hirai, Masahiko Takada, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Yoshi Kawamoto (Alphabetical order)

A quick tour to the facility guided by Tetsuro Matsuzawa
Visit to Chubu-gakuin University at Kagamihara
Participants: Hideto Matsuoka, Taeko Katagiri, Takeshi Katagiri, Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Alphabetical order)

Lecture in Chubu-gakuin University
Speakers: Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Pema Thinley

 

September 29th (Saturday)

Visit to Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI)
Participants from Kyoto University: Manabu Hashimoto, Takashi Maruyama, Toshitaka Kamai, Wang Gonghui (Alphabetical order)

Visit to Kohfukuji and Todaiji