The Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO) marked the 30th anniversary of its establishment on April 11, 2019. On this occasion, TIFO intends to celebrate the invaluable network of people and its partnerships with distinguished organizations worldwide in the field of Japanese Studies which was built up over the last three decades.
As part of its global network, TIFO has established a strong and sustainable relationship with the European Association of Japanese Studies, built on mutual trust, and aimed at promoting and supporting the next generations of scholars in Japanese Studies.
In celebration of this event, the president of the EAJS, Andrej Bekeš, recorded a congratulatory message (link) in which he thanked the foundation for the ongoing cooperation.
On November 26, 2019, the three winners of the TIFO Essay Contest have been invited to Japan to introduce their papers and answer the questions of the audience.