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The knowledge of Chinese Centenary History: Summer School Project of China Studies


The year of 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the May 4th Movement and the 70th anniversary of the founding of new China.Taking this opportunity, China Studies Center, enrolling students from prestigious universities around the world, held the summer school project with the theme of “The knowledge of Chinese Centenary History”. Organized in August and October respectively as two phases,the project was designed into two parts including classroom teaching and outside learning .In the classroom, teachers in the center introduced the development and history of Zhejiang University and China Studies Center as well as their rapid progresses to the students. Jiang Wentao, Lin Ka, Patricio from Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina and Mette from Aarhus University in Denmark were invited to introduce and formulate some problems on  modern and contemporary China. During outside learning, the students visited the Zhejiang University, went to Alibaba Group and other high-technology enterprises to personally witness the rapid development in Hangzhou digital economy, paid a visit to the Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Yucun Village in Anji County where the propose of the Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains Are Invaluable Assets was first put forward and other places where some theories were proposed which exerted great influence on modern and contemporary China.              


Introduction of Zhejiang University and China Studies Center to students


Visit to Zhijiang Campus , Zhejiang University


 Visit to Zhejiang Zhaolong Interconnect Technology Co., Ltd.


Experience lessons of Chinese


The speech of Patricio about Xi Jinping's socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics in the new era


A survey in Yucun Village in Anji County


Visit to the  Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China

Harmonious interactions between teachers and students were formed during the project, which aroused students’ interests on Zhejiang University and China Studies.Some students showed they had a further understanding of profound and colorful China through lessons and visits. The expected results had been achieved in summer. Thanks to graduate school of Zhejiang University for financial support.