UM professor elected fellow of US National Humanities Center

Prof. Jia Jinhua from the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities has been elected fellow of the National Humanities Center (NHC) of the United States, becoming the first from the Greater China region (Macao, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore) to be elected a fellow of NHC. She has also been invited to work on her research projects at the centre during the 2014-2015 period. NHC is one of the few renowned "institutes for advanced studies" in the world. It is dedicated to promoting intellectual autonomy, intellectual depth, and scholarly community. Earlier Prof. Jia was elected member of the Academic Committee of the Academy of Chinese Buddhism. She has also been invited to serve as a partner of the World Consortium for Research in Confucian Culture and as a plenary speaker for the Consortium's inauguration conference "Confucian Values and a Changing World Cultural Order" to be held in October 2014 in Hawaii.

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