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Russell H. Fifield Looks At Plane Flights For Participants Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967

Russell H. Fifield Looks At Plane Flights For Participants Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967 image
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Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1967
Caption
Ronald Bauer, (above), assistant to the general secretary for the 27th Congress of Orientalists, inspects a Moslem prayer room at the University's International Center in preparation for the Congress. Scores of Moslems from Africa and Asia will attend the week long conference. Russell H. Fifield (left) of the University's political science department, general secretary of the congress, holds manifests of chartered plane flights of participants from Frankfort, Germany; Paris, France; and Tokyo, Japan. A relief rubbing from a Thai temple on wall in back of Prof. Fifield provides oriental atmosphere for Lane Hall headquarters.

Letters From Around The World From Participants Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967

Letters From Around The World From Participants Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1967
Caption
A stamp collector would have a holiday filling the shoes of either Mrs. Gordon Fenn (left) of Chelsea or Miss Wendy Christiansen of 307 Sixth, who are handling mail from all over the world at the Lane Hall headquarters for the 27th Congress of Orientalists. More than 1,500 scholars from foreign countries have written to say they are coming.

Ronald Bauer, Assistant To The General Secretary Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967

Ronald Bauer, Assistant To The General Secretary Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 7, 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1967
Caption
Ronald Bauer, (above), assistant to the general secretary for the 27th Congress of Orientalists, inspects a Moslem prayer room at the University's International Center in preparation for the Congress. Scores of Moslems from Africa and Asia will attend the week long conference. Russell H. Fifield (left) of the University's political science department, general secretary of the congress, holds manifests of chartered plane flights of participants from Frankfort, Germany; Paris, France; and Tokyo, Japan. A relief rubbing from a Thai temple on wall in back of Prof. Fifield provides oriental atmosphere for Lane Hall headquarters.

Participants From Japan In Town For The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 14, 1967

Participants From Japan In Town For The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists Held At UM, August 14, 1967 image
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Ann Arbor News, August 14, 1967
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These four Japanese women waiting on the steps of Hill Auditorium for the opening of the 27th International Congress of Orientalists yesterday are part of a delegation of more than 150 persons from Japan. They are (left to right), Kakako Kodama, Yoshiko Morioka, Kaluko Fujino, and Teruko Nakano, all of Tokyo. Japan has the largest delegation of any of the 50 foreign countries represented. Others with large delegations are West Germany with 99; Great Britain with 77; and Argentina with 72. The Soviet Union is boycotting the event.

Humanyon Kabir, Former President Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists, August 14, 1967

Humanyon Kabir, Former President Of The 27th International Congress Of Orientalists, August 14, 1967 image
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Ann Arbor News, August 14, 1967
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Humayon Kabir, out-going president of the International Congress of Orientalists from India, was among those addressing the inaugural session of the 27th meeting of the congress yesterday in Hill Auditorium. Professor-Emeritus W. Norman Brown of the University of Pennsylvania succeeds Kabir as president of the international organization of scholars on Oriental subjects. Brown and U-M President Harlan Hatcher were the other featured speakers on the program.