October 19 morning, “Lai Garden Lecture Room” was kicked off grandly at the Run Run Shaw Lecture Hall. Professor Zhang Longxi of the City University of Hong Kong gave a lecture entitled "Opportunities and Challenges for Comparison Studies between the Eastern and the Western".
Professor Zhang discussed the challenges of the East and the West from the perspective of European centralism, the prejudice and lack of understanding of the Western scholars towards the, and the lack of communication between the East and the West. The on-site teachers and students had positive interaction, the good questions of the audiences and the rigorous and wisdom answers of Professor Zhang made the lecture atmosphere extremely warm, the audiences said they had benefited a lot.
"Lai Garden " is the most representative of the BLCU landscapes, it takes the meaning of "friends from afar". BLCU starting “Lai Garden Lecture Room " is also mean to show the spirit of the content, " Aiming at promoting academic studies, Chinese and foreign intermediation, open and inclusiveness, innovative development", each lecture will invite well-known scholars at home and abroad to give academic lectures, so as to broaden the academic vision of teachers and students, rich humanity and comprehensive quality, and to open up high-end academic platform for enhancing the cultural connotation of the campus.