News The Yenching Academy of Peking University Announces... more Drawing from over 40 countries and more than 80 universities, the selection of the second cohort of Yenching Scholars has concluded: 127 outstanding graduates from around the globe will enroll in the Academy’s interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies in September 2016. The cohort counts 21 students from mainland China, one from Taiwa... Professor Ma Rong Lecture: Frontiers and Ethnic Minorit... more Professor Ma Rong will be lecturing on May 17 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University's China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Ma Rong is a Professor of Sociology at Peking University's Institute of Sociology and Anthropology. China–Africa Journalism Forum more China-Africa Journalism Forum organized by Yenching Scholars will be held on May 14th, 2016. 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.