Greek-Chinese Forum on Greek Studies
The Embassy of Greece in Beijing and the Centre for Hellenic Studies of Peking University have recently organised a two-day forum on Hellenic Studies in China: The past, the present and the future.
Several distinguished Chinese Hellenists and academics from various universities throughout China participated in the event, which covered a wide range of issues from Ancient Greek and Byzantine History, Philosophy, Drama and Greek language teaching to translations of Greek authors in Chinese.
The Ambassador of Greece in China Theodore Georgakelos, the Director of History Department in Peking University Gao Yi, the former Ambassador of China in Greece Yang Guansheng and the General Director for International Cooperation of the Chinese Education Ministry Xu Yongji addressed the event held at the historic library of Peking University.
The Embassy of Greece awarded a special plaque to 40 Chinese professors, honouring them for their contribution in promoting Greek Language in China.
(Monday, December 19, 2011)
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