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Invitation to the APRU symposium on university museums

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) will be holding a symposium from September 11 – 14, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. The symposium is hosted by Kyoto University.

Entitled “Forming a University Museum Collection Network as the Core of Frontier Research,” the symposium aims to elucidate and share information and experience on the current status of collection and research of university museums in the Pacific Rim region.

Deadline for registration and submission of abstracts for poster presentations is on July 25, 2012.

The local organizing committee of the symposium can be contacted via email at apru_smp@inet.museum.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Tel: +81-75-753-3287, +81-75-753-7732 and Fax: +81-75-753-3276).

More information and updates on the research symposium are available at http://www.museum.kyoto-u.ac.jp/apru/index.html