Peking University to share COVID-19 expertise with Arab countries

Peking University News/APR . 07 2020 Peking University, April 6, 2020: “We will share China’s experience in fighting against COVID-19 with 400 million people from 22 Arab countries,” Professor Ning Qi, dean of PKU School of Foreign Languages (SFL) and executive vice director of PKU Institute of Area Studies (IAS), announced in a symposium on the publication of A Compilation of Literature on Combating COVID-19 (Arabic Version). At the symposium COVID-19 is rampant in the Arab world, with over 9,000 people being infected and 17 Arab nations reporting mortality. Faculty…

Read More...

[Beijing Forum 2019] Thoughts on the changing world order

By: Ciara Morris/Edited by: Huang Weijian/Peking University, Nov. 6, 2019 On November 2 and 3, Peking University hosted Beijing Forum Panel Session on “The Changing World Order”. The two-day session facilitated rigorous academic debate on shifts in international institutional structures, the decline of American hegemony, the development of China, and a multipolar future. The sessions began with “The Debate on Economic Globalization”. After the Cold War, Western style market economics dominated the global economy. Andrey Kortunov, director general of the Russian International Affairs Council lamented we were more romantic about…

Read More...