Panel: The Second Homeland - Jews in China: Perspectives from a Chinese Scholar and Former Resident

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  Panel: The Second Homeland  Jews in China: Perspectives from a Chinese Scholar and Former Resident 
  April 11, 2013 7:00 PM
  April 3, 2013 2:00 PM
  University Hall room 1070
With Dr. Marina Cunningham, Executive Director, Global Education Center Global Education Center presents: Forum on International Issues
Co-sponsored by the Global Education Center, the Department of Political Science and Law, the Asian Studies Minor Program and the Jewish American Studies Program

A Series of Lectures by Visiting Scholar Dr. Pan Guang
Director of the Institute of European & Asian Studies at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Walter and Seena Fair Professor of Jewish Studies

Dr. Pan Guang is the Director of the Shanghai Center for International Studies and the Academic Director of Institute of European & Asian Studies at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Director of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies Center in Shanghai, Dean of Center of Jewish Studies Shanghai and Vice Chairman of Chinese Society of Middle East Studies. He is an International Council Member of Asia Society in USA, Senior Advisor of China-Eurasia Forum in USA, Advisory Board Member of Asia Europe Journal in Singapore, Member of the Board Management Committee of Asian Scholarship Foundation in Bangkok and Senior Advisor on Anti-terror Affairs to Shanghai Municipality and Ministry of Public Security of PRC. He received the James Friend Annual Memorial Award for Sino-Jewish Studies in 1993, 1996 Special Award for Research on Canadian Jews from China, Sankt Peterburg-300 Medal for Contribution to China-Russia Relations awarded and the Austria Holocaust Memorial Award. He was nominated by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as member of the High-Level Group for the UN Alliance of Civilizations in 2005. Dr. Pan Guang has lectured widely in North America, East Asia, Russia, Central Asia, Europe, Middle East and Australia.