“China Forum” Featuring Discussion on the Field of Public Opinion in Contemporary China on Sept. 6, 2016 at UD

The Confucius Institute cordially invites you to the Fall Semester China Forum Lecture Series. The series will begin with a lecture from Dr. Zhendong Zou, a renowned scholar at Xiamen University, China. His talk will focus on a thought-provoking study of the “principle of the weak” in public opinion in China.

pubopDr. Zhendong Zou is a Professor of Journalism and Communications at Xiamen University, one of the best institutions in China. Before joining the Xiamen faculty, Dr. Zou was the Executive Editor-in-Chief of Xiamen Media Group, the Founding Director of Xiamen’s Satellite TV Channel, as well as the Chairman of the Xiamen Association of TV Artists and Professionals. Serving on the Advisory Board of the New Media Think Tank of the People’s Network and the Chinese Association for Public Opinion Research, Dr. Zou has published extensively on the study of public opinion in China. He is also the recipient of China’s prestigious National Social Science Foundation Research Grant.

Please mark your calendar for the lecture:

Topic: “Studies in Public Opinion: the ‘Principle of the Weak’ in Contemporary China”

Speaker: Dr. Zhendong Zou
Date: Tuesday September 6, 2016
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts
Direction and parking: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NW94
(Parking is available at the Center for the Arts Garage for a fee.)

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided before the event. The event is Free and Open to the public.

China Forum Features Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue on April 12, 2016

lotus-enlightThe Confucius Institute cordially invites you to a new “China Forum” lecture on Buddhist-Catholic dialogue on Tuesday, April 12th 2016 on UD campus.

Robert Magliola received his doctorate in 1970 from Princeton University in comparative literature. He is retired from the (interfaith) Graduate School of Philosophy and Religions, Assumption University of Thailand, where he was professor of philosophy and religious studies; and from National Taiwan University, where he was distinguished chair professor in the Graduate School of Liberal Arts. Prof. Magliola, who first became known as a specialist in hermeneutics and deconstruction (Purdue U. and National Taiwan U.), has for the last twenty-two years focused on Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue, publishing widely in Buddhist Studies and comparative religion (book chapters and articles). He is the author of the following important books: Phenomenology and Literature; Derrida on the Mend; On Deconstructing Life-Worlds: Buddhism, Christianity, Culture; Facing Up to Real Doctrinal Difference: How Some Thought-Motifs from Derrida Can Nourish the Catholic-Buddhist Encounter.

Prof. Magliola will talk about “Ways of Doing, Thinking and Non-thinking: Buddhist Wisdom for Western Dialogists” in the upcoming China Forum at UD.

Please mark your calendar for this lecture:

Date: Tuesday April 12, 2016
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Gore Hall 102
Direction and parking info for Gore Hall: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NC36

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided after the event. The event is open to the public for FREE.

China Forum Features Traditional Chinese Medicine on Nov. 17, 2015

TCM Lecture Poster FINALThe Confucius Institute cordially invites you to a new “China Forum” lecture on Chinese Medicine on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 on UD campus.

Dr. Jiancheng Zhao (赵建成), Honorary General Director of the Beijing Wanguo Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Director of the Difficult-and-Rare-Case Treatment Center, is also a senior adviser and medical practitioner of the Beijing Jian’an Hospital and Beijing Xiaotangshan Chinese Medicine Hospital. Dr. Zhao services the Oncology Division of China Association of Chinese Medicine and is a Professor and Supervisor for Postdoctoral
Research at the Capital Research Institute of Chinese Medicine in Beijing. Dr. Zhao has been practicing Chinese medicine for more than forty years. He has treated and cured numerous difficult and complicated cases. He is specialized in internal medicine, dermatology,gynecology and pediatrics, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of tumors.

赵建成,北京万国中医医院名誉院长、高级顾问、疑难病科主任,北京首都医科大学附属京城名医馆中医专家,中医主任医师、教授、 博导。早年毕业于河南中医学院医疗系,曾拜段凤舞、余桂清、朱良春、赵清理等先生为师,为京城名医段家的第八代传人。擅长治疗各种肿瘤病 、老年病 、 内外妇儿 杂病、五官科 、皮科肤等疑难杂症。

Please mark your calendar for this lecture:

Date: Tuesday November 17, 2015
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Memorial Hall 108
Direction and parking info for Memorial Hall: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NC32

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided after the event. The event is open to the public for FREE.