Confucius Institute Launched
Posted: April 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am
On April 16, the Confucius Institute at George Mason University was formally launched and a plaque commemorating the event was unveiled. Above, from left, are Madame Xu Lin, director of the Office of Chinese Language Council International (or Hanban); Alan Merten, Mason president; Liu Guangyuan, minister of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China; and Cui Xiliang, president of Beijing Language and Culture University.
Photo by Evan Cantwell