ONE HUNDRED BOOKS FOR UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY JAPAN IN EAFIT UNIVERSITY
The Nippon Foundation is giving its exposition: "100 books for understanding contemporary Japan"
With which this institution is introducing Asian culture and Japanese cities to the world for a better understanding and knowledge of contemporary Japan.
The Nippon Foundation was established in 1962 as a philanthropic organization nonprofit, which operates in Japan and in over 100 countries.
The Cultural Center of EAFIT Library opened an exhibition with the hundred books that users can expand their knowledge about Japan. Topics covered in these works are written in English and cover the areas of Politics and International Relations, Economics and Business, Society and Culture, Literature, Art and History of Japan. The variety of topics is also due to these publications were chosen by a committee of ten people from different countries and different professions, among which include entrepreneurs, academics, journalists, government staff and NGOs.
Most of the books chosen by the Nippon Foundation to form this collection are texts published recently. But some old books were included in order to show the historical background of Japan.
The Foundation intends to provide its collection of books about Japan over 200 institutions in Latin America, work have been playing since 2008. At this time they have sent over 700 collections to different countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, North America and Latin American countries recently.
That university has been chosen by the Foundation for its collection remains in Medellin. Morimura Etsuko responsible for managing the collection and shipment of Latin American countries said in a statement he hoped the collection would help deepen the understanding of their country among Colombians and that this understanding to further strengthen ties between the countries.
The exhibition is located on the second floor of the Cultural Center EAFIT Library will be open to the public in May generaldurante with free admission.