In this edition, hear from Vice-Chancellor Louise Richardson on her vision for Oxford’s future and watch a video of Mr. Wang Jianlin speaking about The Wanda Way at the Saïd Business School that has been viewed more than 150 million times in China in a month. In April, Professor Rana Mitter sheds light on China’s new nationalism at a talk in Hong Kong.
This edition also features DPhil graduate Lik Hang Tsui on the study of letters of imperial Chinese scholars during the Song dynasty, a leading voice in palaeontology, Professor Derek Siveter, on the amazing fossils of Chengjiang and Oxford alumna and law professor Mimi Zou on the transformational potential of an Oxford education.
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Professor Louise Richardson became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford in January, when she spoke about her vision for Oxford's future. Oxonians and friends will have an opportunity to welcome Professor Richardson when she makes her first visit to Beijing and Hong Kong later in 2016. MORE
It was The Wanda Way for 400 Oxford students and a reported 150 million online views in China when Mr. Wang Jianlin, Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group, spoke at the Saïd Business School on 23 February. Clips of the talk have circulated widely in China since then. More
How is China's new nationalism shaping its economic and foreign policy at home and abroad? Find out when Professor Rana Mitter speaks in Hong Kong on 11 April. MORE
As Professors Martin Bridson and Sam Howison will tell you, mathematics is everywhere – even in Shanghai, where the academics spoke with alumni earlier this month about the maths that surrounds us all. MORE
Does your email inbox form the most detailed record of your life? Dr Lik Hang Tsui, Pembroke College, has been studying the previously overlooked letters of imperial Chinese scholars during the Song dynasty to find out more about premodern China.MORE
Professor Derek Siveter talks about the amazing fossils in Chengjiang, China’s first palaeontologically-based World Heritage site. MORE
Mimi Zou explains the impact that Oxford had on her as a legal scholar and teacher at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. MORE