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
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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:

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

China Town Hall will Discuss Chinese Investment in the US at UD on Monday Oct. 5, 2015

The Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware is in partnership with the National Committee on United-States-China Relations to present the 2015 China Town Hall program.

The program will feature a live webcast panel discussion with Robert Rubin, Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton; Sheldon Day, Mayor, Thomasville, Alabama; Daniel Rosen, Founding Partner, Rhodium Group; and Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

The panel will discuss Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. The webcast will be followed by local presentations at venues across the country by on-site China specialists addressing topics of interest to the local community.  Each program will be co-sponsored by the National Committee and a local host.  CHINA Town Hall is generously underwritten by the Starr Foundation.

Local keynote features Dr. Dennis O’Brien, President & CEO of InfoVest, Inc., former President & CEO of China Monitor, Inc., and Chief Advisor to PRC Macro, Inc. (headquartered in Beijing), a leading economist on China’s economy, Chief Advisor to China’s State Information Center (SIC), the most prestigious economic “think tank” in China.

The program will start at 6:00 pm with local keynote speaker Dr. Dennis O’Brien. National webcast will start at 7:00pm. On the day of the webcast, questions for the webcast panelists will be taken via Twitter by using the hashtag #CTH15. Watch the China Town Hall live webcast on:

In addition to taking questions for the panelists during the live program,  you may also submit your questions between now and October 5 at

Please mark your calendar:

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Gore Hall 205 on the University of Delaware campus.
Subject: Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States

Direction and parking instruction see here:

Light refreshments will be served. The event is FREE to the public.