VIF MoU with Centre for South Asian Studies, Peking University
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On 30th May 2014, Dr Wang Xu, Asst. Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, Peking University, Beijing visited the VIF for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutes for academic exchanges.

The objective of the MOU is to promote intellectual and educational exchanges and enhance cooperation between think tanks of the two countries in the areas of international affairs. Both the institutes will promote mutual cooperation related to research, teaching, seminars and other academic activities in order to establish long-term collaborative relations in the above mentioned areas between the VIF and the Centre for South Asian Studies, Peking University. Some of the major activities will include organization of international conferences, workshops, seminars on issues of common interests and collaboration in research projects and publication of studies on international affairs and other issues of common interests.

Peking University was founded in 1898 and was originally known as the Imperial University of Peking. It was the first national university in China covering comprehensive disciplines and has been a leading institution of higher education in the country since its establishment. There is a Hindi studies department at Peking University which was set up in 1917. In 1946, the Department of Oriental Languages was established and Sanskrit and Pali were two of the earliest languages taught in the Department.

Event Date 
May 30, 2014
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