• A History of Romanian Translations, 16th-20th Centuries [Vol. I, Chap. V. Fictional prose - Beyond Europe, Beyond Eurocentrism] (project coordinator: Prof. Muguraș Constantinescu, USV);

  • Oana Maria-Bîrlea, Ioana Ruxandra Toşu, Ioana-Ciliana Tudorică (coord.), My Japan ・私と日本. Scientific session for students and PhD students 2019, Preface by Rodica Frențiu and Florina Ilis, Cluj-Napoca: Argonaut Publishing House, 2019;

  • Tea ceremony - ritual and existential principle, ‘Nipponica’ Foundation (in collaboration with Urasenke Association, Japan) [1999-2009];

  • 完璧な文章」を求めるものとしての村上春樹。川端康成及び三島由紀夫と <対話する> 村上春樹 (Haruki Murakami in search of the ‘perfect phrase’. Haruki Murakami in dialogue with Yasunari Kawabata and Yukio Mishima) [Fellow's Seminar 2006-2007, The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan];

  • 日本語・ルーマニア語における慣用語句の持つ文化的な意味の比較・対照研究 (Idioms as vehicles of the cultural meaning: a comparative/ contrastive study between Japanese and Romanian) [The Hakuho Foundation International Japanese Research Fellowship (2014-2015, Tokyo, Japan];

  • 類型論を視野に入れたナル表現研究会 (Research project on typological fields in which expressions that include the verb to become would fall under) [2017-2021, Tokyo University, Japan];

  • 20 years of Japanese studies at Babeș-Bolyai University - organizing an International Symposium: 日本語できます. 20 years of Japanese studies at Babeș-Bolyai University [26.10.- 25.11.2018];

  • Invitation to dialogue - Japanese businesspeople among students of the Japanese language and literature major; Guest: Mr. Daisuke Kudo [Triple House SRL] (14.05.2019);

  • In search of Japan - Scientific session for students, masters and doctoral students [annual];

  • A decade of activity for the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures & the Sembazuru Centre for Japanese Studies - the coordination of an anniversary issue of the magazine Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai [no. 1/ 2020].

  • April-December 2021: DIPLOMACY AND CULTURE - 100 years of Romanian-Japanese diplomatic relations

  • 2nd November 2019: JAPANESE CULTURE DAY - Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania

  • 7th November 2017: Reciting Japanese literature (in collaboration with TVR Cluj);

  • 1st -13th March 2019: Japanese students in exchange of experience - Visit of a delegation composed of Conf. Shino Takahashi together with students Nanae Kawakami and Takumi Matsumoto from Ehime University, Japan);

  • 22nd March 2019: Book launch: Julien Bratu, Management through harmony - learning from nature (Braco Forum Bucharest, 2018);

  • 25 March 2019: When Cultures Meet - Third year students majoring in Japanese Language and Literature, met with students from Kyoto Municipal Hiyoshigaoka Senior High School and George Coșbuc National High School in a mărţişor-origami workshop;

  • March 2019: Introducing Romanian Culture to Musashino City, Japan – A project presenting the Romanian culture through video-clips, made by students of the Japanese language and literature major, for the city of Musashino, host of the Romanian Olympic team at the 2020 Olympic Games;

  • April 2019: staying in Japan as an intern at Outward Bound Japan - Start of the internship partnership project with Outward Bound Japan.

  • 100 Japanese cherry trees for the municipality of Cluj-Napoca, on behalf of the city of Matsuyama, in the Centenary Year of the Great Union [February 2018-November 2020]; Institutional partners: Embassy of Japan in Romania, UBB, Cluj-Napoca City Hall, USAMV, Cluj Horticultural Station, ‘Sakura’ Association (Japan), Ehime University (Japan), Embassy of Romania in Japan.
    Sponsori : Carbochim, Rottaprint.
    Arrival • Receipt of donation - 26th October 2018
    Region in focus - 10th April 2019 (min.: 18:48 - 34:50)
    Planting of the cherry trees - 19th November 2020

  • Let's learn Japanese together! - în colaborare cu Centrul de zi pentru vârstnici "Şt. O. Iosif", Cluj-Napoca
  • Scriitorul în cetate - in collaboration with the Day Centre for the Elderly ‘Șt. O. Iosif’, Cluj-Napoca



20th May 2022: Searching for Japan – Students’ Scientific Session
19th May 2022: Book Lauch: Teru Miyamoto, „Vis de primăvară” (Humanitas, 2022)
11th May 2022: Mr. Counsellor Tatsuo Kitagawa (Embassy of Japan) Visiting the Sembazuru Centre for Japanese Studies (Faculty of Letters BBU)

April 2022
15th April 2022: Spring in Cluj coloured like the sakura flower

March 2022
March 2022: New editorial apparition: Florina Ilis, Romanul japonez în secolul al XX-lea


December 2021
17th December 2021: Membership certificate of the Japan Foundation “Sakura Network” ・JF日本語ネットワーク(さくらネットワーク)メンバー証
13th - 16th December 2021: Let’s sing carols in Japanese! (Coord. Oana Bîrlea and Ciliana Tudorică)
5th December 2021: Winter Japanese story for the kids from the „ House of Joy” Orphanage

November 2021
5th November 2021: Japanese culture on the horizon of radio ideas
4th November 2021: The students celebrate Day of Japanese culture文化の日祝いに・日本語学科学習者の十二俳人 (coord.: Lect. univ. dr. Florina Ilis)
3rd November 2021: 文化の日・Day of Japanese Culture・ TVR Cluj/TVR 3: Dialogue lines (Rodica Frențiu și Florina Ilis); Objective foreground
2nd November 2021: Book Launch: Rodica Frențiu, The Japanese Calligraphy in the memory of the moment (Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Univeristy Press, 2021)

July 2021
26th -30th July 2021: Junior Summer University - 日本語・日本文化入門 - Introductory course into Japanese language and culture (in collaboration with OSUBB) • 13th July 2021: A new editorial appearance: Rodica Frențiu, The Japanese Calligraphy in the memory of the moment (Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Univeristy Press, 2021)
4th July 2021: Student’s Graduation Ceremony – Class of 2021 – Specialization Japanese Language and Literature

June 2021
2nd June 2021: 「俳句コンテスト」 - Stud. Mălina Hardulea (3rd Year, specialization Japanese-English) awarded at an international contest of Haiku
1st June 2021: 1st of June – Together with the children from “House of Joy”

May 2021
14th May 2021: In Search of Japan – The Students’ Scientific Session
13th May 2021: Diplomacy and culture (3) – 100 years of Romanian-Japanese diplomatic relations
5th May 2021: 子供の日 ・ Children’s Day at the “House of Joy” Orphanage (Cluj-Napoca)

April 2021
17th - 25th April 2021: Sakura flowers in Cluj parks
16th April 2021: Diplomacy and culture (2) – 100 years of Romanian-Japanese diplomatic relations
10th 2021: “What does it mean to be a student in Japan”, in collaboration with Romania’s Student League – Japan department
2nd April 2021: Diplomacy and culture – 100 years of Romanian-Japanese diplomatic relations

March 2021
3rd March 2021: Hina Matsuri ・Holiday of the dolls at CSJS – doll donation from Prof. Dr. Emeritus Yoshihiko Ikegami and Prof. Ikuko Ikegami (University of Tokyo, Japan)
1st March 2021: Babeș-Bolyai University Excellence Awards 2020
Excellence award for innovative and cultural services towards society is awarded to Prof. univ. dr. Rodica Frențiu (Faculty of Letters), as acknowledgment for outstanding results in 2020

February 2021
Japan’s National Day
Haiku poems by Florina Ilis translated into Hungarian


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