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LLILAS promotes cross-cultural academic exchange with China

History prof. among leading scholars in Latin American studies exchange new research at conference in China

Posted: March 2, 2009

The event is co-hosted by the School of International Studies at Peking University and the General Academic Coordination Office at the Colegio de México.

Jonathan Brown, professor of history and associate director of LLILAS, proposed the academic exchange project to deepen cooperation, innovation and collaboration of advanced research with China's most prestigious university.

"As the world continues to become more globalized, our students need to gain real-world knowledge about other countries and cultures," Brown said. "China is the fastest growing destination for study abroad programs in the United States. We aim to foster even greater exchange by bringing more Chinese graduate students to UT."

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Contact:
Jonathan Brown
Associate Director
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
512-323-2506
jcbrown@mail.utexas.edu

Jessica Sinn
Public Affairs Specialist
College of Liberal Arts
512-471-2404
sinnjesscia@austin.utexas.edu

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