On May 24th and 25th, Professor María Isabel González Rey, Dean of Humanities Faculty of University of Santiago de Compostela and other delegates visited Kanazawa University as a part of“VIA LÁCTEA Project” *and gave special lectures hosted by Organization of Global Affairs. During the special lectures, approximately 170 audiences gained a deeper understanding of the French and Japanese idiomatic expression of “color” and the notion of “politeness” in the different cultural sphere.
＊ “VIA LÁCTEA Project” offers a Japan-EU mobility semester program which aims primarily to foster the transnational employability of participants in the expanding cultural services and heritage management sector. The program’s transnational theme is the twinning of two UNESCO World Heritage pilgrim routes: the route of Santiago de Compostela in the northwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula and Kumano Kodo in Japan. “VIA LÁCTEA Project” offers a mobility semester program to 40 students and short stays for 28 staffs from four partner institutions during its three-year program running from October 2014 to September 2017.