On June 9, Professor Giuseppe Vignato, Professor of Archaeology, Peking University, gave a lecture themed “Buddhist Rock Monasteries of Kucha: A Glass Half Full – What was in the Other Half?” Hosted by Yenching Academy Director of Graduate Studies Prof. Lu Yang and joined by YCA Scholars in th...
23 June 2022
On June 19, Yenching Academy of Peking University held the 2022 Graduation Ceremony. Xu Zhanyi was among the many graduating Scholars from the 2020 Cohort who received their degree certificates and had their tassel moved to the other side during the ceremony.The music video played at the end even...
22 June 2022
Graduation is not just the end of schooling for students of a particular degree or level of education. It is also the beginning of life in other areas of the graduates’ pursuit – be it further studies or work in any industry of their choosing. The day comes with many emotions, reflections, and ...
21 June 2022
The Dragon Boat Festival is enshrouded in the fragrance of bamboo leaves. This year’s festival fell on June 3, and our teachers and students celebrated the event at the Jingyuan Courtyard 3 on the same day. Associate Dean Fan Shiming, Director of Graduate Studies Lu Yang, Assistant Dean Chen Cha...
10 June 2022
Yenching Scholars from around the world attend courses and meet their colleagues at the elegant Jingyuan Courtyard 4. Behind the red gate, the elegant yet historical courtyard with drooping Chinese wisteria flowers has witnessed the students’ joys and academic pursuits.Jingyuan Courtyard 4 sees ...
09 June 2022
The Yenching Academy of Peking University introduces its eighth cohort: 125 outstanding young scholars who will enroll in the interdisciplinary China Studies Master's program this September. The scholars hail from 27 countries and regions; 97 international students will come together with 28 Chin...
08 June 2022
On the evening of May 29, Yenching Academy of Peking University held an online welcome meeting for the 2022 Alumni Secretary Program. Dean Dong Qiang, Associate Deans Fan Shiming and Brent Haas, Director of Graduate Studies Lu Yang, Assistant Deans Chen Changwei and Zuo Jing, and the incoming alu...
07 June 2022
I’ve always been an avid reader; these days, academic and interdisciplinary popular science books fill up my desks, shelves, and nightstand (as well as the space underneath it). My favourite books combine history, economics, and the social impact of technology; for instance, Homo Deus by Yuval N...
02 June 2022
The number of Covid-19 cases has been rising recently, and epidemic prevention and control measures have reached a critical stage. Peking University strictly carried out related policies and regulations, and all teachers and students at the University made concerted efforts to fight against the e...
26 May 2022
Jue Yu Jade Phua, a 2021 cohort Yenching Scholar from Singapore, graduated from University College London. Studying in the Economics and Management track at YCA, she aims to deepen her expertise in social capital and China-ASEAN relations.
17 May 2022
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