Polyglossia Vol.23 is now posted on the web site
On November 14 & 21, 2012 and January 16, 2013, APU Master's students' presentation sessions were held. The following eight Master's students who received the 2012 Spring Semester RCAPS Master's Student Field Research Support subsidy presented.
On January 11, 2013, Ms Michiru MEKATA (President: YZ Co., Ltd., Writer: Japan Times and Asahi Shimbun) was invited to present an RCAPS Seminar entitled "Japanese Newspapers: Expression Differences in Japanese and English."
On December 7-9, 2012, the Asia Pacific Conference* 2012 was held at APU by the Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies. Held over three days, this international conference brought together researchers and scholars from Japan and as far afield as the UK, Sweden, Australia, Kazakhstan and Indonesia. Participants from 31 institutions in 13 different countries/regions attended the conference.
On December 20, 2012, Assoc. Prof. Yukio Yotsumoto (Asia Pacific Studies, APU) was invited to present an RCAPS Seminar entitled How Does Religion Fight against Natural Disasters?: A Case of Japanese Buddhism."