TCM Lectures in 11th International Week of Instituto Politecnico de Setubal

[Source]    Confucius Institute at University of Coimbra [Time]    2018-06-13 13:16:46 
 

The Instituto Politecnico de Setubal held the 11th International Week from April 16th to 20th, 2018. During this time, Prof. Ye Xiao, from the Confucius Institute at the University of Coimbra, was invited to participate in the activities on the afternoon of April 20 and he delivered two lectures on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), namely, “A History of Standardization in the English Translation of TCM Terminology” and “An Introduction to Chinese Healthcare Exercises". At the end of the lecture, Prof. Ye Xiao also demonstrated Ba Duan Jin (Eight-Section Brocade) and Taijiquan. He was highly appreciated by teachers and students on the scene. After the lectures, Prof. Ye exchanged gifts with the school's principal Prof. Pedro Dominguinhos and they took a group photo.


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Instituto Politecnico de Setubal has an undergraduate program in acupuncture and is the first institution of higher education officially recognized by the Portuguese government to confer a Bachelor’s degree in acupuncture. It has now opened this specialty for one year and has more than 20 registered students. After the event, Prof. Ye and acupuncture teachers conducted discussions on the development and cooperation of acupuncture education. Both parties hoped to strengthen cooperation and contacts in the future to contribute to the further development of acupuncture and TCM in Portugal.

Ye Xiao 

 
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