The Opening Ceremony for Confucius China Studies Program· BNU Philosophy Summer School was successfully held
On July 10th, Confucius China Studies Program· BNU Philosophy Summer School Opening Ceremony was held in Beijing Normal University (BNU). Themed “Chinese Thoughts and Modern Civilization—The History and Thoughts of Daoism”, this two-week summer school is aimed to introduce the core concepts of Daoism and its theoretical development in history, to promote the foreign students' understanding of Chinese traditional culture and contemporary China, and also to encourage worldwide young leaders who are interested inSinology to facilitate cultural exchanges between China and the world.
Ms. Wei Wei, Party Secretary of the School of Philosophy of BNU, Prof. Chen Xia and Associate Prof. Thomas Michael, two Lecturer Representatives from this summer school, Student Representative Christopher Yang from Harvard University gave speeches. Many other honored Guests and all the summer school participants attended the ceremony.
Ms. Wei Wei, Party Secretary of the School of Philosophy of BNU
Associate Prof. Thomas Michael, Summer School Lecturer Representative
Summer School Participant
This summer school also organizes a variety of cultural experience activities, such as observing traditional Chinese therapy, visiting Baiyun Guan, learning Chinese calligraphy, making Chinese dumplings, and visiting the Imperial College and the Great Wall.