An international conference organized by Research Center for West Asian Civilization took place on June 28th-29th in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The conference was granted by “Ancient West Asian Civilization as the Foundation of All Modern Civilizations” (PI: Prof. Akira Tsuneki at University of Tsukuba), which were in the field of archaeology and so on.
This symposium was open seminar aimed to social contribution for the public audiences or students. Around 10 researchers were invited from all over the world as guest speakers, and they gave presentations regarding the recent study of West Asian Civilization (Details can be founded from the following web site). A lot of public participants not from academia also joined the conference, and professors and participants enjoyed lively discussion.
Ditails of the symposium can be founded from here.