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Approximately 50 universities and organizations that are members of the University Consortium Kyoto offer unique lifelong learning courses. The "University Relay Course" was held at Campus Plaza Kyoto in a relay format by each university in order to let the public know about various unique courses that make use of the characteristics of each university, other than the courses previously provided to Kyoto College, and was launched this fiscal year.

◆Capacity: About
250 people each time ◆Lecture time:13:00~14:30 ※6th session only 13:30~17:00
◆Venue: Campus Plaza Kyoto 4F Lecture Room
2 ◆Registration: Not required (first-come, first-served basis)
◆Admission: Free

in 2016 will be provided by the following 8 universities. Take the course of your choice.
【Detailed Information Leaflet PDF】

1st session: Saturday, May 28, 2016 Ryukoku University
"Creatures Talking in Kaori"

Instructor: Kaori Shiojiri (Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture)

Based on his own research results, he introduces how the "kaori" (smell) emitted by plants becomes a word, and the plants that emit the smell communicate with various other creatures.

2nd session: Saturday, June 18, 2016 Kyoto Institute
of Technology "Traditional Fermented Foods in Kyoto and Pimpin Colori-type Healthy Longevity Society"

Instructor: Shingo Izawa (Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology, Graduate School of Industrial Science and Technology) With the advent of a super-aging society,

the increase in medical and nursing care costs is a serious problem. In order to reduce these expenditures and aim for a "Pimpin Colori-type" healthy longevity society in which people live longer and more actively, we will explain the role and potential of traditional fermented foods in Kyoto.

3rd session: Saturday, July 16, 2016 Otani University
"Differences between Religion and Psychology: Focusing on Buddhist Perspectives"

Instructor: Tomomichi Nitta (Lecturer, Department of Buddhist Studies, Faculty of Letters)

In recent years, there has been a growing movement between religion and psychology to cooperate to respond to the various mental worries of modern people, but can religion and psychology really be regarded as equivalent? I would like to approach this question from the perspective of Buddhism in particular.

4th session: Saturday, September 17, 2016 Kyoto Saga University of Arts "Enjoy the Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property "Saga
Dainen Kyogen""

Instructor: Akira Yoshino (Professor, Faculty of Art)

The "Saga Dainen Kyogen" handed down at the ancient Seiryo-ji Temple in Sagano is counted as one of the three major Nenbutsu Kyogen in Kyoto, along with Mibu Kyogen and Senbon Enmado Kyogen. In this course, we will explain the origins of the system and the points of appreciation while talking about the aspects.

5th session: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Kyoto Seika University
"What do people live for in the world of humanities?"

Instructor: Oussouby Sako (Professor, Faculty of Humanities)

The humanities are the study of the past literature and looking at the society in which one lives. It is an academic discipline to discover the problems of the society in which one lives and to search for solutions. I would like to think about how to live and go in a chaotic modern society with Oussouby Sako, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities.

6th session: Saturday, November 5, 2016 Kyoto Tachibana University
"Sending from the City of Kyoto: How to Pay the Disaster of the City of Kyoto-What will you do then?" -」

Yasuhisa Nishimoto (Professor, Department of Emergency Medical Care, Faculty of Health Sciences) and others

In Kyoto, an international tourist city, there are many dangers of not only natural disasters but also man-made disasters. In this course, we invite experts in disaster countermeasures as lecturers and introduce problems that occurred in life-saving activities and the basic concept of disaster countermeasures, taking past disasters as examples. Through this course, I would also like to think about what to do as a citizen in the event of a disaster and what to do to avoid encountering it.

7th session: Saturday, December 17, 2016 Ikebo Junior College
"The Beauty of Japan Seen in Ikebana-The Aesthetic Sense of Japan People Not Seen in Other Countries-"

Ikugo Tsuchiya (Professor, Department of Arts and Culture) "Ikebana," which never remains in form, has been passed down to the present day, from person to flower, and from flower to person,

always reflecting the trends of the times in their form. Titled "The Beauty Japan Seen in Ikebana," the event will reaffirm the aesthetic sense of Japan people who do not see it in other countries through taibana with demonstrations.

8th session: Saturday, February 18, 2017 Kyoto Sangyo University
"Astronomy that sees 'weight'"

Atsunori Yonehara (Professor, Faculty of Science) We will explain how to derive the rich phenomena caused by the most important force in the universe, "the 'weight' of things = gravity", and the 'weight' of celestial bodies that cannot be directly measured, from looking at them,

along with the diverse knowledge of modern astronomy.

Contact information

Consortium of Universities Kyoto College 600-8216 Campus Plaza Kyoto
1st Floor
, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, TEL.075-353-9140 FAX.075-353-9121
MAIL: miyakare-ml■consortium.or.jp (Please change ■ to @ and send)
* Inquiry reception hours: Tuesday ~ Saturday 9: 00 ~ 17: 00 (excluding year-end and New Year holidays)

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