On the 22nd and 23rd of August, the Centre for Japanese Studies hosted Professor Shuhei Shimada and Dr Makiko Sakai from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS), for the finalisation of a Memorandum of Understanding between TUFS and the University of Pretoria.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Professor Cheryl de la Rey and handed over to Professor Shimada and Dr Sakai by the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof Hennie Stander. Several Heads of Departments and academics attended the handover as well.
TUFS is a specialist research institution located in Tokyo, Japan. Its main focus areas are foreign languages, international affairs and foreign studies. More information about TUFS can be found here: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/