5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-autumn Festival is almost here! It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month when most Chinese farmers finish reaping their harvest. To ensure you properly enjoy the wonderful and uniquely Chinese flavors of this holiday, we are here to share 5 traditional foods Chinese people enjoy around the Mid-autumn Festival. Mooncakes … More 5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for Mid-Autumn Festival

From Coast to Coast: PHBS International Student Graduate Ricardo Glesse

One graduate on how he found his way from Brazil to Peking University HSBC Business School to a career in China. In 2014, on his first visit to China, Ricardo Glesse stood struggling to count all the lanes of the Beijing street stretched out before him. The size stunned him. Ricardo grew up in Brazil, … More From Coast to Coast: PHBS International Student Graduate Ricardo Glesse

Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

Autumn is a beautiful season. On August 31, right before the start of the autumn semester, on a day when the sun was still showing its full strength, new graduate students from all over China arrived on the campus of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) to begin their graduate school journey.  The arrival marks … More Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

‘Legal Frontiers’: the New Podcast from PKU School of Transnational Law

“Hello and welcome to the Legal Frontiers podcast from the School of Transnational Law of Peking University. Our podcast is dedicated to research-based analysis of the interface between law and the transnational challenges of our time.“ — Professor Stephen Minas, ep. 3 “International Cleantech Cooperation”  In April 2020, the Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) launched the first … More ‘Legal Frontiers’: the New Podcast from PKU School of Transnational Law

Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

On June 28, several Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) Chinese and international students got together with their fellow teachers to experience making one of the famous traditional snacks of China, zongzi, for the Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival, known as 端午节 (Duānwǔjié) in Chinese, is a traditional holiday that typically falls in June. … More Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

2020 PKUSZ Commencement Ceremony: Saying Goodbye but Staying Connected

If you have to give more, it will mean more. As Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School faculty and graduates came together for the 2020 Commencement Ceremony on the morning of June 24, the whole PKU community felt how this year the ceremony means more. Graduation celebrates the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice … More 2020 PKUSZ Commencement Ceremony: Saying Goodbye but Staying Connected

3 Brilliant Chinese Stars in the One World: Together at Home Concert

In 1985, the epic Live Aid fundraising mega-concert took place. Thirty-five years later, an eight-hour live-stream concert featuring artists from all around the world has raised more than $120 million to support healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. While One World could not create the same energy as the famous Live Aid … More 3 Brilliant Chinese Stars in the One World: Together at Home Concert

Introduction to Qingming Festival

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, anticipates spring when many parts of China are frigid and gray. To truly mark spring’s brisk arrival, there is another traditional Chinese holiday celebrated each year in early April, Qingming Festival. Many things may remind us of spring: bird’s singing, crisp blue skies, a gentle breeze, sprouting vegetables … More Introduction to Qingming Festival

Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

In the novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago, the scientist pieced together a monster. Now, we are far from creating monsters, but theoretically, people have cracked the “code of life,” making life editable, according to Professor Zheng Ge. Professor Zheng has worked on examining the legal implications and ethical considerations around this scientific milestone. He … More Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing