June 2013 - Nankai University confer visiting professorship to Professor Jane Duckett

One of our key partner universities in China, Nankai University confers a guest professorship to Professor Jane Duckett, the Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow on 25 June 2013. The President of Nankai University, Professor Gong Ke presented the professorship to Professor Duckett at a ceremony, organised by the Vice President of Nankai University, Professor Zhu Guanglei.

After the ceremony Prof Duckett gave a lecture on Chinese Studies Research in Europe, which was well received by a wide range of academics and students at Nankai University.

Professor Gong said Nankai is honoured to have Professor Duckett as a guest professor, Professor Duckett expressed in fluent Chinese that she was delighted to visit Nankai University and to see many old friends again, as well as to receive an honourable professorship. She studied at Nankai University for over a year when she was doing her PhD.

For more information about Professor Duckett, please visit her page at www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/staff/janeduckett.