New Zealand Institute of International Affairs event:
Speaker: Associate Professor Wang Dong
Date: Tuesday 2 May 2017
Time: 5:00pm for 5:30pm
Venue: Arts Lecture Theatre A9,
University of Canterbury, Ilam Road
About the speaker
Wang Dong is Associate Professor in the School of International Studies and Executive Deputy Director of the Institute for China-U.S. People to People Exchange at Peking University. He also concurrently serves as Secretary General of the Pangoal Institution, a leading China-based public policy think tank. He is a Member of the Steering Committee of the “East Asia Security Forum”, Chinese Overseas Educated Scholars Association, and Member of the Advisory Committee for the Carter Center-Global Times “US-China Young Scholars Forum”.
Wang Dong received his bachelor in law from Peking University and M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Wang had taught at York College of Pennsylvania, with a tenure-track appointment, before joining the faculty of Peking University.
Wang Dong was brought to Christchurch with support from the China Research Centre and the Centre for Strategic Studies.
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Applications are also invited from Ngāi Tahu and other Māori undergraduate students who are close to completion of their degree and who intend to apply for postgraduate study in 2017-2018. The closing date for applications is 19 May 2017.
The First Nations’ Futures Programme includes the First Nations’ Futures Institute held at Stanford University for two weeks in October/November 2017.
The programme has a strong theoretical basis with an emphasis on indigenous economies, science and environmental management. The course is designed to take our best scholars who have a record of community participation and expose them to new development theories that they may to choose to implement within their communities and whānau.
To see full details and download an application form, go to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre website.