He was a factory worker, later started his own photo studio and advertising agency. May 15, 3. The villagers live in this heavily polluted environment where the village is under the iron rain every day.
Students also sign a hour Chinese language pledge for the duration of this 4-credit course. Excursions Excursions Please note that in order to take advantage of dynamic learning opportunities, program excursions may occasionally vary.
Through lectures, site visits, and a small group field study project, the striking ethnic and historical contrast between Beijing and Yunnan Province will become clear.
You will also meet top Chinese academics and learn about Chinese identity and central government policies on healthcare and environment protection.
Lecturers may include faculty drawn from Beijing institutions of higher education, including Tsinghua University and China Foreign Affairs University. You will also visit historical sites like the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
Alternative Healthcare in Yunnan Embark on a two-week excursion focused on alternative healthcare practices and the intersection of food, environment, and health in a diverse range of community settings. In the process, you will meet local people through visits to temples and monasteries, nature reserves, markets, cultural preservation organizations, villages, schools, and factories.
For China and environment or five days in the farming community Shaxi, you will be in a homestay where you can experience a more traditional way of life and learn about the Bai minority culture.
Day Trips The program includes numerous day trips and extended excursions. These experiences are deepened through frequent discussion and reflection sessions led by students and the academic director. Day trips near Kunming may include: You may observe the agile motions of a Daoist master, witness the selfless dedication of workers at a Tibetan orphanage, and hear choral singing at a Miao Hmong village.
Yuan worked for seven years as a journalist with Xinhua, the official news agency of China, and was editor of Chinese Journalist. She lectures, advises students, coordinates seminars, and plans excursions.
He received a bachelor of science from Yunnan University in and a master of science from Yunnan University in Fluent in Chinese and English, he has conducted research and published extensively in paleontology.
Xiaolei has served as an SIT language program coordinator since the fall of She has been student affairs coordinator since and homestay coordinator since He also taught English at Yunnan Art Institute from to He has taught for SIT since and has served as field trip coordinator since fall Since she has taught SIT students on semester and summer programs.
She taught Chinese to high school students in Thailand from to and taught Chinese to foreign students at Yunnan Normal University from to Since April she has been teaching SIT students on both semester and summer programs.
He has contributed to numerous publications and has served as a consultant and participant in national and international conferences on the subject. She is currently studying community perspectives on multi-level risk characteristics of stroke identification and intervention, a project sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Her book on determinants of obesity and hypertension in China was published by Yunnan University in Jing has been a senior lecturer for SIT China since fall She has taught sociocultural anthropology at undergraduate and graduate levels and has been a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and a visiting professor in Hong Kong.
She is an important contributor and authority in these fields and in tourism in ethnic minority areas and economic development among transnational minority groups in the region. He has authored 28 books and more than articles on cultural and other issues facing the peoples of Yunnan, especially the Naxi.
He has given lectures and presentations around the world and led international research projects on resource management, indigenous knowledge, cultural conservation, biodiversity protection, and ecotourism issues in minority areas. Dan studies religious revitalizations, charismatic communities, commercialization of spirituality, and the relationship between eco-religious practices and place making.
He is writing his second book about religion and nationalism and Sino-Tibetan interactions. He was a research associate at Hong Kong Chinese University from to and a visiting scholar at Cornell University in and His study focused on fungal ecology and biodiversity.Lectures may focus on China’s concept of health in ancient philosophy, rapid urbanization and its impact on health and the environment, the role of indigenous knowledge in sustainable development, aging society in China, .
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