News and Events
Yenching Scholars Participate in Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop with the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy
On Thursday, 17 May 2018, the Yenching Academy welcomed a delegation from the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA), based in Hangzhou. Alibaba is China’s leading commerce company; the AGLA is the company's flagship program for fostering international talent.
Culture Salon: Taichi Experience Course
On Monday, May 14th, the Yenching Academy held a Taichi Workshop for its students. Around 18 students came to participate and learn about this ancient tradition.
Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of State’s East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau Visits the Yenching Academy of Peking University
On May 15, 2018, Ms. Ingrid D. Larson, Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of State’s East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, visited the Yenching Academy of Peking University and engaged in a cordial conversation with Yenching Scholars.
2018 Impact Lab: Measuring, Sustaining, and Scaling Impact
Philanthropy in Motion’s Impact Lab wrapped up this past Friday, capping an exhilarating six weeks of in-depth discussion and exploration of China’s social innovation space. The month and a half-long course engaged 25 students from Yenching Academy and other schools in Peking University through expert-led seminars and hands-on training in venture philanthropy, due diligence, and other skillsets for social change.
Irish Ambassador to China Visits Yenching Academy
On May 11, 2018, the Irish ambassador to China, Eoin O'Leary, visited the Peking University Yenching Academy and exchanged ideas with Yenching students and Associate Dean of Yenching Academy, David Moser.
Emily Conrad: Is the Future of Opera in China?
On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, Emily Conrad (2016 Yenching Scholars) will provide a program about the rise of opera in China in the Second Gymnasium at Peking University. The program will begin at 6pm with a short lecture in English introducing the rise of opera in China. At 6:45pm, Emily will perform songs in Chinese from modern Chinese operas, including Lan Hua Hua, The Long March, The Visitors on the Snow Mountain, and The Savage Lan...
Lecture: The Beginning of the Century: Imperialism, Nationalism and Critical Cosmopolitanism in Early 20th Century China
Speaker: Wang Hui (汪晖)
Date: May 9 (Wednesday), 2018
Location: Room B101, Second Gymnasium, Yenching Academy, Peking University
Yenching Academy Celebrates Its Fourth Anniversary
On May 5th, the Yenching Academy of Peking University celebrates its 4th anniversary. It is an elite postgraduate college of Peking University, China's "most prestigious" and "first modern" university. At its launch, the Peking Universityleadership described it as the "most ambitious academic initiative Peking University has launched since the turn of the new century."