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Peking University Lecture Info (Apr. 16, 2012)

APR . 19 2012

>>The Historical and Cultural Background of Modernism--The 1st speech of the 3rd Season of Hu Shih Lectures on Humanity by Prof. Li Oufan: On the Sino-Western Cultural Relationship and the Chinese Modern Literature

 

Speaker: Prof. Li Oufan 

 

Venue: News Hall, Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center 

 

Date: Apr. 16, 2012(Monday)

 

Time: 10:00-12:00 

 

Prof. Li Oufan was born in 1939 and got doctor’s degree from Harvard after graduation from the Department of Foreign Languages of National Taiwan University. He used to teach East Asian Studies at Harvard and currently he is a chair professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was awarded honorary doctorate by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and elected member of the Academia Sinica. His research field mainly contains modern literature, research of culture and Sino movies.

 

 

 

>>China-Africa Development Cooperation: What is Next?

 

Speaker: Prof. Zhao Yongjun 

 

Venue: Room 303, School of Economics 

 

Date: Apr. 16, 2012(Monday)

 

Time: 10:00-11:30 

 

Organizer: School of Economics 

 

Dr. Zhao Yongjun is assistant professor of resource governance, sustainable society and globalization studies and program coordinator in the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His research interests include the social and institutional dimensions of natural resource management concerning land tenure reform, rural governance, food security and rural development in China and Africa, and China’s engagement with Africa on agricultural and sustainable development issues. He is partly coordinating the International Land Tenure and Administration, a network of researchers pursing research collaboration in land-related multi-disciplinary thematic issues. He is also leading a research project focusing on farmland acquisition and governance in China issues. He contributes to the teaching of development studies related courses in different faculties and at other universities.

 

 

 

>>The Western Learning: the Utopian Imagination in the Late Qing Literature---The 2nd  speech of the 3rd Season of Hu Shih Lectures on Humanity by Prof. Li Oufan: on the Sino-Western Cultural Relationship and the Chinese Modern Literature

 

Speaker: Prof. Li Oufan 

 

Venue: Room 107, Natural Science Classroom Building 

 

Date: Apr. 18, 2012(Wednesday)

 

Time: 10:00-12:00 

 

Organizer: Department of Chinese Language and Literature

 

 

 

>>The Left Wing Internationalism of the World Literature in the 1930s--- The 3rd speech of the 3rd Season of Hu Shih Lectures on Humanity by Prof. Li Oufan: On the Sino-Western Cultural Relationship and the Chinese Modern Literature

 

Speaker: Prof. Li Oufan 

 

Venue: Room 207, Classroom Building No. 2 

 

Date: Apr. 19, 2012(Thursday)

 

Time: 15:00-17:00 

 

Organizer: Department of Chinese Language and Literature

 

 

 

>>Hypercompetition and Beating the Commodity Trap

 

Speaker: Professor Richard D'Aveni 

 

Venue: 216 New Guanghua Building 

 

Date: Apr. 20, 2012(Friday)

 

Time: 10:00-11:30 

 

Organizer: Guanghua School of Management

 

Professor D'Aveni has published five books, including the international best seller, Hypercompetition (available in 11 languages) and his ground breaking book on corporatespheres of influence, Strategic Supremacy. D’Aveni’s 2010 book, Beating the Commodity Trapis already being translated into Chinese, Italian and Japanese.
He has advised or worked with the president or prime minister of two G-7 countries, the European Parliament, the French Senat, members of the Saudi Royal family, and the Vice President of Indonesia, as well as consulted with over 30 CEOs in the Fortune and Global 500 and over ten billionaire families on the Forbes list of The Wealthiest 500 in the World.
He has been named one of the seven most influential strategic theorists in the world by the Corporate Executive Board and Germany's Business Week named him one of five American academics most likely to influence the future of management. He won the prestigious A. T. Kearney Award for his research and was appointed a World Economic Forum Fellow, often speaking at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.
D’Aveni has been listed as one of the top 50 management thinkers in the world in 2007, 2009, and 2011 by the Thinker’s 50, CNN, Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, The Times of London, and the Times of India.

 

 

 

Written by: Feng Xiaomang
Edited by: Liu Lu
Source: PKU Lecture Hall