PKU hosts a 3-day conference on the topic of Ecological Urbanism, inviting a list of leading international and Chinese academics and professionals to present, discuss and debate pathways towards more sensitive approaches to urbanisation. Turesncape Academy President and Founder, Dr. Yu Kongjian, and Provost, Tom Verebes both present in panel discussions at this event.
The Beijing Forum, initiated in 2004, is an annual event placed under the auspices of the Beijing Municipal Government. It is endorsed by the State Council and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, and co-sponsored by Peking University, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, and the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies. On May of 2016, the first chapter of Beijing Forum Overseas Series was successfully concluded in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The November 2016 edition will mark its thirteenth successful session.
The Beijing Forum, organized by Peking University, encourages the study of the humanities and social sciences in the Asia-Pacific region. It aims to facilitate international academic exchanges and trans-cultural discussions in order to foster social development, harmony between civilizations, and greater prosperity for mankind.
Held annually in Beijing, a city with a deep cultural tradition, the forum is an international academic event that advocates civilizational harmony, It brings together the world’s most eminent thinkers in order to stimulate the academic and cultural exchanges that are crucial for world peace and social progress. During the past years, the Beijing Forum has gathered a wealth of invaluable suggestions and insights that has helped generate outstanding academic advancement in the Asia Pacific region and around the world. The 2016 annual conference will uphold the Beijing Forum’s reputation, developed over the last decade, as one of the leading academic forums in the world.