University of Szeged, Konfucius Institute Ahol tudás és szándék találkozik

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Zhang Xuemei: The Charms of Shanghai lecture on 27th february at 17:30


With a brief introduction of the city’s history, the lecturer will try to offer a glimpse of the charms and beauty of Shanghai which is an unparalleled mixture of Oriental and Western lifestyles and cultures.

January 06, 2014

Time: Thursday, 27 february 2014, 17:30

Venue: Confucius Institute at the University of Szeged

Shanghai has now established itself not just as an icon of modernity but also as an attitude to life, a brand of lifestyle, and a sign of fashion with its development and transformation in the past 30 years. The lecture will reveal delicately (via stories and pictures) the nostalgic flavor and the bustling metropolis of Shanghai.

Zhang Xuemei

Dr. and Professor of English,

School of English Literature and Language

Shanghai International Studies University


In Addition to her academic research work in second language acquisition and corpus linguistics, Dr. Zhang is interested in cultures. Dr. Zhang has a rich studying-abroad experience and she traveled to many countries especially the English-speaking countries, which has provided her rich perspectives to see the comparison and contrast between Chinese culture and Western cultures.