China Years: The Leaders and Their Red Guards

China Years: The Leaders and Their Red Guards

August 18, 1966, Mao Zedong met with Red Guards in Tiananmen Square for the first time, opened the national Red Guard movement. During the early stage of the Cultural Revolution. Mao Zedong met with Red Guards eight times, received more than 12 million students and other young people in Tiananmen Square.

“In China there are large area for research without taboos”

“In China there are large area for research without taboos”

Professor Hongjie Chen (陈洪捷) is the Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Peking University. He was the head of the Chinese delegation, which participated in the Austrian-Chinese university researchers meeting in Vienna. In an interview with German newspaper “The Press“, Professor Hongjie Chen talks about the constraints in the Chinese higher education […]

American Singer will.i.am Becomes Cultural Ambassador to China

American Singer will.i.am Becomes Cultural Ambassador to China

American singer will.i.am, frontman of hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas, will soon hold a concert in Beijing. This concert is part of events with American diplomacy to develop cultural exchanges between the U.S. and China. The singer, winner of several Grammy awards, met Friday with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said the State Department. The […]

Spain: Chinese as Second Foreign Language in Education

Spain: Chinese as Second Foreign Language in Education

The Spanish politician Francisco Alvarez Cascos has proposed on Tuesday a renewal of the educational system that will introduce learning Chinese together with Castilian (Spanish) and English. Such initiatives demonstrate the growing influence of China. In Spain, recent years people have witnessed a real immersion in Chinese culture, especially in the study of language. According […]

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