Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Department delegation to China and South Korea

Thu Nov 21 13:02:00 GMT 2013

A delegation of academics from the Department of Politics, Languages, and International Studies has just returned from a successful visit to Zhejiang University in China and Yonsei University in South Korea. The delegation was led by Head of Department Professor Charles Lees and also included:

Professor Lees said: ‘Our team discussed teaching and student mobility in both Universities and we will be taking this forward. In addition we agreed to stage a major academic conference in China next year on the theme of Trust-building and Globalisation. This conference will be a tangible outcome in our internationalization activities and we intend to use it to generate long-term research projects, including funding bids and publications in international refereed journals, between Bath and our colleagues at Zhejiang and Yonsei’.

Zhejiang University and Yonsei University are both considered to be leading universities in Asia and are preferred international partners of the University of Bath. The delegation to China and South Korea was co-funded by PoLIS, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Internationalisation.