EdUHK’s FHM Signs MOU with Peking University’s Department of History to Promote History Education
- 05 Nov, 2023
- Faculty of Humanities
Prof John Erni, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (FHM) was invited to deliver a paper at the 20th Beijing Forum on 5 November 2023. Co-hosted by Peking University, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education and the Chey Institute for Advanced Studies, the Beijing Forum gathered key academic thinkers to address important themes. Dean Erni’s paper was delivered in the Panel on “The End of Empire, World War II and the Transformation of Asia.”
On the same day, Dean Erni attended a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of History of Peking University. The signing ceremony was presided by Prof Wang Qisheng, Head of the Department of History. Two agreements were signed, one was the Academic Cooperation Agreement and another one was the Student Exchange Program Agreement. With these Agreements, FHM of EdUHK and History of PKU will promote exchanges between scholars and researchers and promote collaborative research activities; adopt various methods to cooperate in organizing short-term professional training; establish an exchange program for undergraduate students majoring in Chinese history and world history between History at PKU and FHM at EdUHK; cooperate to organise academic conferences, forums and academic seminars; and exchange academic publications.