Presentation on theme: "By Wang Xiaojun “Helen” Confucius Institute at UWP Let the Confucius Institute Introduce You to China."— Presentation transcript:
By Wang Xiaojun “Helen” Confucius Institute at UWP Let the Confucius Institute Introduce You to China
Prof. Xiaojun Wang (Helen) Visiting Professor of Confucius Institute at UWP Prof. of South-central University for Nationalities (Wuhan China) Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) Affiliate Tel: 608 – 342 –
South-central University for Nationalities (Wuhan China) SCUN One of six higher education institutes belonging to State Ethnic Affairs Commission (SEAC) More than university students Students, faculties and staffs come from 54 ethnic groups Tuition-free to Students majoring in ethnology Special canteen on campus
Confucius Institute at UWP Sponsored by the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) Co-op of SCUN and UWP More than 300 in the world, 56 in US Mission and Purpose Promote a better understanding of the Chinese language and culture among the people of the world; Develop friendly relationships between China and other countries; Accelerate the development of multiculturalism at the international level; Help bring about global peace and harmony.
Confucius Kong Qiu 孔丘 Kongzi 孔子 Kongfuzi 孔夫子 Sept. 28, 551B.C. – 479 B.C. a Chinese thinker and social philosopher
Main Rites of Confucius ---- Analects of Confucius ren 仁， humaneness filial piety, xiao, 孝 li 礼， ritual
55 Minority Ethnic Groups 123m people 9.44% of total population 64% of national territory 80 languages 30 characters
Regional National Autonomy The People's Republic of China is a unitary multinational State created jointly by the people of all its 56 nationalities. Regional national autonomy means that the minority nationalities, under unified State leadership, practice regional autonomy in areas where they live in concentrated communities and set up organs of self- government for the exercise of the power of autonomy. It is a basic political system of the State.
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