Confucius Institute at Ryazan State University Hosts Academic Reports and Lectures

[Source]    Confucius Institute at Ryazan State University [Time]    2010-12-24 17:02:16 

Ryazan, Dec. 13th to 16th—with the strengthening of contacts and cooperation with Russian partner schools, Zhuang Shufan, Vice President of Changchun University and Deng Kejin, Party Branch Secretary of International Exchange School paid a visit to Ryazan State University (RSU) at the invitation of RSU.

During their visit, Vice President Zhuang and Secretary Deng gave academic reports and lectures. The activity was hosted by the Confucius Institute at RSU and co-sponsored by RSU’s Faculty of Foreign Languages and the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. Vice President Zhuang presented an academic report entitled “A Survey of Special Education for the Handicapped in China and Development of Higher Special Education at Changchun University”. Teachers and students from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, the Faculty of Foreign Languages, the Department of History and International Relations, Department of Russian Language and National Culture, the Department of Law and Politics as well as the Confucius Institute attended the event. They showed great interest in an inclusive education system featuring “environment-sharing, integration of disabled students, regular curriculums and self -study”. A Q&A session took place following the report and the lecturer answered various questions raised in a meeting with a warm atmosphere.

Vice President Zhuang Shufan giving an academic report at Ryazan State University

Secretary Deng Kejin gave a lecture entitled “Confucius and Confucianism”, which aimed to promote public understanding of Chinese language and culture through reference to Confucianism. More than 200 teachers and students from the Confucius Institute and the Faculty of Foreign Languages attended the lecture. A short film in Russian introducing Changchun was played following the lecture. The activity was welcomed enthusiastically by the audience. (Contributed by Shan Nina, Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at RSU)

Secretary Deng Kejin giving a lecture on traditional culture