News An Innovation Pitch Competition to Bridge China's Educa... more The inaugural Yenching Social Innovation Forum, which will bring together the youngest and brightest minds within China and across the world to discuss and design innovative proposals to ameliorate China's education gap, is just one day away. The event's innovation pitch competition, which will take place this upcoming Saturday (November 26, 2016... 2017 Yenching Global Symposium Accepting Applications... more 2017 Yenching Global Symposium is accepting applications now. Former Prime Minister of Mongolia Mr. Rinchinnyam Amarj... more On November 5, 2016, Mr. Rinchinnyam Amarjargal, former Prime Minister of Mongolia and former Member of the State Great Khural (Parliament) of Mongolia, paid a visit to the Yenching Academy of Peking University. Dr. Vishakha Desai Joins Yenching Scholars for Luncheon more On Sunday, November 6, the Yenching Academy welcomed Dr. Vishakha N. Desai, Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President of Columbia University and Senior Research Scholar at its School of International and Public Affairs. Former Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of... more On October 28th, 2016, Mr. Chairul Tanjung, former Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of Indonesia and Founder and CEO of CT Group, led a delegation of Indonesian guests, including the Indonesian Ambassador to China, on a visit to Yenching Academy. The Vice President of Peking University, Li Yansong, greeted the visitors at Jing Yuan court... Yenching Academy and ThinkIn China Host Workshop on... more On Monday, 17th October 2016, the Yenching Academy of Peking University, in partnership with ThinkIN China, hosted a workshop to debate one of the most important bilateral relations in today's world: China and Japan. Yenching Academy hosts China-Mexico Business Seminar more On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, Yenching Academy hosted the China-Mexico Business Seminar. Titled “A Seminar on Branding, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups,” the event was organised by 2015 Yenching Scholar Hector Zavala (National Autonomous University of Mexico) in cooperation with the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in China. Professor Paul Kelly Lecture: After BREXIT, what Next?... more Professor Paul Kelly, Pro-Director (Vice-President) of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Professor of Political Philosophy at LSE, will give a speech titled After BREXIT, what Next? Britain, Europe and the World.