Professor Qian Chengdan Lecture: The Diversity of Civilization and The Future of Modern World


Professor Qian Chengdan will be lecturing at Peking University on June 14 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University’s China Studies Lecture Series. Qian is a Professor in the Peking University History Department and the Director of Peking University Center for World History Research. This lecture is sponsored by the Yenching Academy of Peking University and is opened to the entire university community. Everyone is welcome to participate!

Theme: The Diversity of Civilization and the Future of Modern World

Time: Tuesday June 14, 2016, 18:00 – 19:30

Location: Peking University, Second Gymnasium Room B101

Language: Chinese (with English interpretation)

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Professor Qian Chengdan is a Professor of Peking University History Department , Dean of the Academy of World History and a member of the State Council Academic Degree Commission History Team. Professor Qian was a professor of the Nanjing University Department of History, the library Curator of Nanjing University, Chair of the Nanjing University Center for Culture and Arts Education and Director of Nanjing University’s Center for European History Studies. In 2002, Professor Qian received the Wu Yuzhang Award. In 2008 he was decorated with the National Library’s Wenjin Book Award.

Professor Qian’s academic interests concentrate on modernization, modern world history and British history. He has published various books, including “The Cambridge Introduction to Art” “Viewing the World from Another Perspective: Modernization and Modern World History Systematic Research” “Great Britain: From Global Hegemon to A Return to Europe” “Enemies on the Same Bed: China-US Relations from 1989 to 1999” “History of England” among many others. Professor Qian has published in more than 100 academic journals both in China and internationally.

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