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Yenching Academy Holds Its Opening Ceremony for 2018-2019 Academic Year
On the morning of September 14, 2018, the 4th Annual Opening Ceremony of Yenching Academy commenced at Peking University’s Qiulin auditorium to welcome the newest scholars of 2018 cohort and kickoff the beginning of the new academic year.
My China Story | Abdou Rahim Lema Mohamed (Benin)
As I prepare my journey to China, cheerful friends and curious classmates wonder why I’ve chosen to further my studies in China. It is a reoccurring scene.
My China Story | Megan Cansfield (United Kingdom & United States)
It seems that everyone who comes to China from abroad – for work, internships, language study, study abroad, personal ties – has a different “China story” of how they first became interested in China and how they wound up here. The destination is the same, but the “why” is different.
I have had the privilege of hearing the personal journeys of many people throughout my years of language study in and out of China. Now, I thought I would share mine.
My China Story | Ethan Paul (United States)
Growing up as a young boy in one of the many small, deindustrializing towns that dot the United States, I had never given much thought to China, other than to recognize it simply as the source of my massive toy collection. This distance between myself and the Middle Kingdom remained as I entered Penn State to study political science, where I was initially seized by questions whose boundaries I confined primarily to American life: How...
Yenching Academy of Peking University Holds Graduation Ceremony 2018
The Yenching Academy of Peking University celebrated the graduation of its second cohort with a ceremony on July 6.
The Yenching Academy of Peking University Introduces the 2018 Cohort of Yenching Scholars
Welcome to the Yenching Academy, 2018 cohort!
Yenching Scholars Organize the First Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Youth Conference
On 2 June 2018, two 2017 Yenching Scholars, Nazerke Aibar and Odil Gafarov have respectively acted as an organizer and the Secretary-General of the first Model Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Youth Conference for students and young professionals at the SCO headquarters in Beijing.
Field Trip to Dunhuang
On the 25th of May, 2018, the students in the “Archaeology of Cultural Exchanges between China and the West” class started out on their own archaeological adventure to the West; a visit to Dunhuang (敦煌).