October 4, 2013
Brown's Office of International Affairs hosted five Nanjing University deans to plan next steps for the partnership between the two institutions. The Nanjing University delegation included:
- Cong Cong, Deputy Dean for the Institute for Advance Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences
- Wang Haixiao, Dean of the Department of Applied Foreign Language Studies
- Xu Xingwu, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts
- Zhou Xiaohong, Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Zhu Gang, Dean of the School of Foreign Studies
Meetings were held with Kevin McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty; David Savitz, Vice President for Resarch; Edward Steinfeld, Dean’s Professor of China Studies and Professor of Political Science; and, other members of the Brown faculty to discuss ways to further institutional collaboration for the benefit of students and research. Dean Zhou Xiaohong also delivered a lecture, "Globalization, Social Transformation, and the Chinese Middle Classes."