News Yenching Scholars Learn about Lei Feng Spirit more On April 26th, Yenching scholars met with soldiers from the “Lei Feng Squad”: the squad where Lei Feng, a well-known Chinese sergeant from the 1960s known for his selfless service and pay-it-forward attitude, served in. Led by Squad Leader Bi Wanchang, the group engaged in an in-depth discussion of this influential figure and his legacy. Yenching Scholar Chen Zhengxun Awarded Peking Universit... more On April 28th, Yenching Scholar Chen Zhengxun received the “May. 4th Medal,” the highest student recognition medal awarded biannually by Peking University to an outstanding student. Professor Lin Yifu Lecture: Demystifying the Chinese... more Professor Justin Yifu Lin will be lecturing at Peking University on April 27 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University's China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Lin serves as Director of Peking University's Center for New Structural Economics and Honorary Dean of the National School of Development at Peking University. ASEAN Permanent Representatives Visited Yenching Academ... more On the morning of April 19, 2016, Dr. Xu Bu, Chinese Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and ASEAN Permanent Representatives visited Yenching Academy. Professor Yuan Ming, Dean of Yenching Academy and John Holden, Associate Dean of Yenching Academy greeted the Group at Jingyuan Courtyard 3. Captain Tian Shichen Lecture: The Freedom of Navigation... more On the afternoon of April 15, 2016, Captain Tian Shichen, the staff member at the Chinese Ministry of National Defense came to Yenching Academy to give a lecture to Yenching scholars as well as students from other departments at PKU. The lecture was moderated by John Holden, the Associate Dean at Yenching Academy. Chang Hsin Kang Lecture: A Long and Hard Look at China more The Yenching Academy of Peking University is hosting a China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Chang Hsin Kang, Foreign Member of Royal Academy of Engineering in the United Kingdom, Member of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Former President of the City University of Hong Kong, Honorary Professor at Peking University, will give a... Yenching Scholars Present the Inaugural Issue of Yenchi... more With the dedication of a talented editorial team and many contributions from all the Yenching Scholars, we are proud to present the inaugural issue of the Yenching Review. He Yafei Appointed Distinguished Professor of Yenching... more In March 2016, Yenching Academy of Peking University announced the appointment of He Yafei as the Distinguished Professor of Yenching Academy. Dean Yuan Ming, leadership from the Yenching Academy, as well as staff members and students attended the announcement ceremony.