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Peking University lecture info (Mar. 12 - Apr 18, 2014)

>>International Political Trend—through the past, forward to the future

 

Speaker: Professor Wang Yizhi
Venue: Qiulin Auditorium, School of International Studies
Date: Mar. 14, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Organizer: School of International Studies, Peking University

 

China has been away from wars and revolution since the new century, standing before the world as a responsible emerging power. Meanwhile, China is adjusting its diplomatic policy from “keeping a low profile” to “being more constructive”. This lecture helps to answer questions about how to read these changes and figure out the complex world circumstance.

 

 

>>Thoughts of the City

 

Speaker: J. Alexander Schmidt
Venue: Room 102, the Second Teaching building
Date: Mar. 14, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Organizer: College of Engineering, Peking University

 

Professor J. Alexander Schmidt is the dean of the institute of urban planning and urban design, Universit?t Duisburg-Essen. He has over 30 year experience in ecological urban planning and design, focusing on challenges bring by urban changes and development.

 

 

>>Some Study on Phenomenology

 

Speaker: Professor Jin Xiping
Venue: Room 407, Science Teaching building
Date: Mar. 19, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Organizer: German Center, Peking University
Contact Info: 62767336 
gzds@pku.edu.cn

 

Professor Jin Xipin, Professor of Department of Philosophy, Peking University, focusing on Graeco philosophy、German Classical Philosophy and phenomenology.

 

 

>>Education Innovation of World Top Music School -- Manhattan School of Music

 

Speaker: David Gebe
Venue: Room 102, the Second Teaching building
Date: Mar. 28, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Organizer: College of Engineering, Peking University

 

David Geber was born in a cello-professional family. He won music bachelor's degree and master's degree in Eastman Music School and the Juilliard School. He is the vice dean of Manhattan School of Music as well as the school’s cello and chamber music teacher. He was honored with numerous cello and chamber music awards including Walter's Award and Coleman Chamber Music Award.

 

 
>>Making Animation in China—Where’s the Dragon

 

Speaker:  Sing Choong Foo
Venue: Room 102, the Second Teaching building
Date: Apr. 11, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Organizer: College of Engineering, Peking University
Contact Info:
fengyaxing@pku.edu.cn

 

Sing Choong Foo is a world-class visual effect maker and animator. He took part in the producing of famous movies, such as Spiderman2, Dirk lai - rainbow bridge and East Wind Rain. Silk, where he worked as visual effects supervisor, won Golden Horse Award for Best Visual Effectsin 2006.

 

 

>>Romance in the Architectural Design—Bridges in Zhangjiajie

 

Speaker:  Haim Dotan
Venue: Room 102, the Second Teaching building
Date: Apr. 18, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Organizer: College of Engineering, Peking University

 

Haim Dotan, leading the trend of new construction technology and the development of new architectural language in Israel, is a world noted architect and civil planner. He is the chief designer of Israel Building in the Shanghai World Expo in 2010.

 

 

Written by: Zheng Ye

Edited by: Guo Caichen

Source: Peking University Lecture Hall