Archive - Previous events 2007

The Second Confucius Institute Conference
The conference organised by Hanban took place in Beijing on 11-12 December 2007, and was followed by Directors Workshop and a visit to Shandong. Kauko Laitinen took part in these activities.

Evaluation Seminar of Sino-Finnish co-operation in Upper Secondary Education
The seminar hosted by Ressu Upper Secondary School summarized “the five-year co-operation project” between Chinese and Finnish schools in 2002-2007.
The participants included representatives from the co-operation schools both from China and Finland, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Finland, the Finnish National Board of Education, Finland-China Society and Confucius Institute.
Speech by Mariliina Räsänen
11 December 2007
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Meeting for Finnish China Researchers
4 December 2007
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Olympic Education in Finland; National Posture Movement before Helsinki 1952 Olympics
Presentation on the 2007 International Forum on Beijing Olympic Education, Beijing
Kauko Laitinen
25 November 2007

Calligraphy Evening
22 November 2007
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Meeting for Teachers of Chinese Language and Culture
6 November 2007
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Chancellor Kari Raivio Congratulates the Renmin University of China Chancellor of the University of Helsinki Professor Kari Raivio and Vice Rector Thomas Wilhelmsson met with President Ji Baocheng and Vice President Chen Yulu presenting their congratulations on the occasion of the 70 th anniversary of the Renmin University of China. Both sides expressed their satisfaction with the starting Confucius Institute co-operation.
1 November 2007

Vice Rector Thomas Wilhelmsson Visits Hanban
Professor Wilhelmsson met with Mr. Zhao Guocheng, the Deputy Director-General of the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) expressing gratitude for smooth co-operation in establishing the Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki.
31 October 2007

Miksi Kiina tunnetaan keksinnöistään
Kauko Laitinen
Vapriikki, Tampere

Confucius Institute Opening Celebration
5 October 2007
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Speech by Rector Ilkka Niiniluoto
Speech by President Ji Baocheng 纪宝成校长
Speech by State Secretary Stefan Johansson (Ministry of Education)

Rector Ilkka Niiniluoto Visits Renmin University of China
Rector Niiniluoto presented his greetings to Professor Ji Baocheng, President of Renmin University
10 August 2007

Kauko Laitinen Visits Humanistic Olympics Studies Centre
Dr. Laitinen discussed future cooperation with Professor Jin Yuanpu and his staff at the Centre in Renmin University Campus
8 August 2007

Confucius Institute Inauguration ceremony
23 May 2007
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Confucianism and Modernity
Guest Lecture
Professor Torbjörn Loden, University of Stockholm
23 May 2007

The 1 st World Forum of Confucius Institutes
hosted by Confucius Institute at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
10-11 May 2007
Kauko Laitinen represented the University of Helsinki.