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Presentation of the proposal of the University of Thessaly for the installation of the CONFUCIUS Institute in Volos at the headquarters of the CONFUCIUS Institute in PEKINO

Presentation of the proposal of the University of Thessaly for the installation of the CONFUCIUS Institute in Volos at the headquarters of the CONFUCIUS Institute in PEKINO

From July 1 to July 6, 2019, an official visit of a delegate of the University of Thessaly was underway in Beijing, specifically at the headquarters of the Hanban Confucius Institute Headquarters, to present the proposal of the University of Thessaly for the foundation of the Confucius Institute at the University of Volos. The delegate of the University of Thessaly was comprised of the Vice Rector of Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Prof. Ioannis Theodorakis, the former Rector and President of the Center for International Education of the University of Thessaly, Prof. Georgios Petrakos and the Director of the Center for International Education, Maria Adamakou. Professor Michael Dunford, Professor Emeritus of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Steve Bakalis, Professor at the Central University of Finance and Economics, also supported the proposal of the University of Thessaly in the official presentation.
The proposal of the University of Thessaly was warmly welcomed by the President of Hanban Confucius Institute Headquarters, Prof. Wang Yong, who noted the importance of Greek and Chinese culture in creating two worlds of thought, habits, social and political formation, affecting people and nations across the world.