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Chinese culture and language: an on-line introduction

Chinese culture and language: an on-line introduction

Invitation to attend the free on-line course: 'Chinese culture and language: an on-line introduction'

Want to get closer to the Chinese language & culture? Then you are invited to attend the introductory courses ‘Chinese culture and language: an on-line introduction' at the University of Thessaly during the Spring Semester of the 2020-21 Academic Year.

ABOUT US
The University of Thessaly Confucius Institute (UTH CI) was established in 2020, under an agreement between the University of Thessaly and the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), in co-operation with Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing.   

UTH CI main objectives are:  
to strengthen sinology studies,  
to promote scientific research and academic exchanges and  
to introduce Chinese culture.   

Towards these direction UTH CI engages in various language and culture courses offering useful knowledge for students and professionals. UTH CI aims to serve as a bridge between Greece and China in the domain of education, culture, and business. By bringing together these two great civilizations and historic nations, we support business, local government, and community bodies in developing links with China through language training, cultural awareness, and networking.

REQUIREMENTS
At least B1 level of English language knowledge.

PROGRAM
05/03/2021 - Brief Introduction to Chinese Language, by YUAN Shaofeng
12/03/2021 - Brief Introduction to Chinese Culture through Q & A (Part 1), by Prof. YUAN Shaofeng
19/03/2021 - Brief Introduction to Chinese Culture through Q & A (Part 2), by Prof. YUAN Shaofeng
26/03/2021 - Looking Back to Different Periods in China, by Prof. WANG Xiaohong
02/04/2021 - Chinese Solar and Lunar Myths, by Dr. WANG Shanshan
09/04/2021 - Chinese Philosophy and Religions, by Prof. WU Xinyun
16/04/2021 - Origin of Chinese Characters: Oracle Bone Script, by Prof. AN Xiaolan
23/04/2021 - Papermaking: An Ancient Craft from China, by Prof. ZHANG Liying
14/05/2021 - Chinese Calligraphy, by Miss ZHOU Hongyuan
21/05/2021 - Traveling to Different Places in China, by Prof. WANG Xiaohong
28/05/2021 - Reform and Opening-Up: How the Chinese Economy Catches Up with the World, by Dr. XU Xiang
04/06/2021 - Chinese Culture in Belt and Road Initiative, by Prof. HUANG Zhenhua
11/06/2021 - Introduction to Chinese Festival-Dragon Boat Festival, by Prof. WANG Xiaohong



For the 1st online lecture register here !
COST: free of charge
Every Friday at 14:00
Location: University of Thessaly Confucius Institute (MS Teams online platform)

Contact Us
The University of Thessaly Confucius Institute
+302421074880 | confucius@uth.gr