On 11th May 2017 the delegation of the Liaoning Province of People’s Republic of China visited the Rectorate of the University of Silesia in Katowice.
The meeting was an opportunity to expose the activities of the University of Silesia, especially teaching of Chinese language and culture.
The examples of other joint activities with China are School of Chinese Law and Culture, or collaboration with Northeastern University, Shenyang
This also includes conducting lectures in Centre for Polish Studies, as well as initiatives such as Confucian Classes...
... and Sino-Polish University Consortium, which gathers 23 universities from Poland and China, among others the University of Silesia in Katowice.
The participants of the meeting, opened by Vice-Rector for Domestic and International Cooperation Tomasz Pietrzykowski were: Prof. Jolanta Tambor – Rector's Proxy for International Students, Director of the School of Polish Language and Culture
Dr. Agnieszka Tambor – Confucian Class Coordinator, Faculty of Philology, Dr. Marcin Zabawa – Vice-Director of the Department of Contrastive Studies, Faculty of Philology
Katarzyna Bańka – Chinese language lecturer, Faculty of Philology, Aneta Pająk – Administrative Director of School of Chinese Law and Culture
Joanna Laskowska – Head of the International Students Admissions Office, Department of International Relations.
The representation of the Liaoning Province of People’s Republic of China comprised of: Ms. Zhao Guohong – Vice-Governor of Liaoning Province
Chang Hai – Director of the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Liaoning People’s Congress, Wang Xiaojiang – Executive Vice-Director of Liaoning Tourist Bureau, Song Qi – Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Liaoning
Yuan Mude – Vice-Director of the Trade Department of Liaoning
The aim of the meeting was to foster the cooperation of the Liaoning province and dialogue on joint promotional and cultural enterprises.
To comemorize the event Ms Zhao Guohong presented Prof. Tomasz Pietrzykowski a sculpture.
Vice-Rector for Domestic and International Cooperation Tomasz Pietrzykowski and Ms. Zhao Guohong – Vice-Governor of Liaoning Province
Members of the meeting
Photos by: Press Office US