Apply for the 2017 Yenching Global Symposium

Two years ago, Peking University founded the Yenching Academy, inviting a global cohort of young scholars into this unique intellectual environment. The Academy provides a rigorous Master’s program for the multidisciplinary study of China, with the hope of cultivating a new generation of global leaders. The second cohort consists of 124 Scholars, hailing from 41 countries and 57 of the world’s leading universities, have the opportunity to immerse themselves in China and analyze it from a variety of perspectives.

The Academy’s flagship event, the Yenching Global Symposium, is a continuation of this mission. Hosted on the Peking University campus from March 23-26, 2017, the four-day event will comprise engaging lectures and interactive sessions about China’s impact on the world and the influence that the world has on China. It will feature prominent Chinese and international scholars, along with leading professionals from a wide range of fields. These leaders of today will share their insights with their potential counterparts: approximately 200 students and young professionals from around the world with a noted passion for China in their work and research.

Applications for the 2017 Yenching Global Symposium open on November 1, 2016. 

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