Past Confucius Institute Annual Lectures

‌The Confucius Institute Annual Lecture has been held by Lancaster University Confucius Institute since 2012. We have been privileged to host eminent speakers who give their perspective on an aspect of China. 

2012

Assessing the Impact of Climate change and Intensive Human Activities on China’s Agro-Ecosystem’, Prof WU Zhipan, Executive Vice President Peking University (PKU), Director of the Financial Law Institute of PKU, Professor of Law

2013

China's Entrepreneurial Revolution: The Emergence of the Private Entrepreneur as the driver of the Chinese Economy’, Professor Andrew Atherton, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Lancaster University (photo GRA8452)

2014

‘The Rise of China: How China will change almost everything’ Dr Martin Jacques

2015

UK/EU - China Relations’, Catherine Ashton