The 2nd Online Conference between University of Tsukuba and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), held from 18:00-19:00 (Kazakhstan time 15:00-16:00) on January 26, 2018, was organized by the University of Tsukuba Almaty Office. Prof. Natalya Yem, Head of Department of the Far East at KazNU, and Prof. Masaki Ono, Regional Director for Central Asia at University of Tsukuba, made opening speeches, followed by presentations from faculty members and graduate students from each university.
Presenters and topics of this conference were as follows:
（1）Dairova Aizhan（Assistant, KazNU ）“カザフスタン人の謝罪のイメージ”
（2）Kadikova Samal（Senior Lecturer, KazNU）“漫画翻訳におけるDomesticationとForeignization”
（3）Toru Iwasaki（Graduate student, University of Tsukuba）“観光日本語における非母語話者の配慮表現：日本語母語話者と対照して”
（4）PeiHsun WU（Doctoral student, University of Tsukuba ）“アスペクト研究としての日本語補助動詞について”
The online conference is a good opportunity for KazNU's faculty members to learn Academic Japanese skills.