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red dot Highlighting Research from the Center for Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture, and Society at 2010 Global Temple Conference, November 16, 2010 — Howard Grittis Student Center South, Session 4: 09:40 AM - 10:50 AM, Room: 217D (2nd Floor)
red dot Press Release on the British Library Endangered Archives Programme 219 between the Center and Vietnam Institute of Social Science Information in Vietnam.
red dotA mini-Conference on Nôm Studies, April 11-12, 2008 at the Center.
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red dotGlobal Issues in Vietnamese Nôm Preservation, Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture & Society, Panel 4, Global Temple Conference, November 13, 2007.


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Trẻ con làm rồng rắn
Children play Dragon and Snake game.


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  • A new look at the Vietnamese Nôm studies, powerpoint presentation (to be uploaded) by Ngô Thanh Nhàn, Brown University Summit, Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations, Rhodes Island, April 4, 2009.
  • Global Issues in Vietnamese Nôm Preservation by Ngô Thanh Nhàn, Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture & Society, Panel 4, Global Temple Conference, November 18, 2007

Nôm Digitization issues Papers


  • Tuồng cổ chữ Nôm – Di sản văn hoà Việt Nam [Classical Tuồng theater written in Nôm], by Nguyễn Thế (Museum and Preservation Specialist, Phong Điền District Culture and Information Office of Thừa Thiên-Huế Province). Paper presented at the First International Nôm Conference, November 12-13, 2004, at the National Library of Vietnam, Hanoi, organized by the Institute for Hán-Nôm Research (Vietnam) and the Vietnamese Nom Preservation Foundation. Published in Nghiên cứu chữ Nôm [Research in the Nôm script] under the title "Tuồng cổ chữ Nôm – bảo tồn và khai thác" [Classical Tuồng theater - Issues in Preservation and Access], Social Sciences Publishers, 2007, pp. 337-347.
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