Madame Yan Junqi to Present S-CAR’s Lynch Lecture

Posted: October 25, 2011 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: October 25, 2011 at 7:49 am

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) will host Madame Yan Junqi, vice president of the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament, as the speaker for the 23rd annual Lynch Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Founders Hall, Room 125, on the Arlington Campus.

Yan’s topic is “Peacemaking and Development: China’s Role in the World.”

In addition to her position with the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament, which is sponsoring her visit, Yan is a vice chair of the standing committee of the National People’s Congress of China, and the chair of the China Association for Promoting Democracy, one of eight political parties that serve as advisors to the Chinese Communist Party.

China People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament is a large nationwide, nongovernmental peace association with 24 influential member organizations. Until recently, the association focused on international peace issues; now it has also begun to address domestic social issues.

S-CAR established the annual Lynch Lecture series to broaden knowledge and bring theory and salient issues of conflict analysis and conflict resolution to the attention of the entire university community. To attend the lecture, RSVP by emailing More information is available here.

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