China Field Study: Focus on Southwest China


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Asian Studies Development Program

When: Jun 3 2008 (All day) until Jun 20 2008 (All day)
Where: Hong Kong, China

This field study, funded by the Freeman Foundation, will explore often
missed, but historically, culturally and environmentally rich areas of
Southwest China. The itinerary will include Chengdu and nearby areas in
Sichuan Province, and areas in Yunnan Province,  including the cities
of Kunming and Lijiang. The program will start in Hong Kong at the
University of Hong Kong’s Robert Black College. For three days,
participants will meet with scholars, including Dr. Roger Ames, who
togehter will introduce Chinese culture, aspects of Southwest China,
and contemporary Hong Kong. Participants will fly to Chengdu (5 days)
where they will stay at Sichuan University, and then to Yunnan Province
(7 days) where Yunnan University will be the host institution. In
Yunnan, time will be divided between Kunming, the provincial capital,
and Lijiang, home to several Chinese minorities. The program will
conclude with two nights in Hong Kong.

For more information, please visit the EWC Asian Studies Development Program web site at

Primary Contact Info:
Name: Sandy Osaki
Phone: 944-7337