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    Alice in the Confucius China Studies Program

    I agreed to fairy exchange some knowledge service with a friend few hours ago, and here I am, trying to figure out how and why I ended up being a PhD Student officially enrolled at Peking University. To make a long story short: I think I was made for China. and studying in China, and now I am supported to do this by the Confucius China Studies Program, which I herein explain. I applied for the Confucius program in 2013. I had a BA and MA from Italy’s Venice University in Asian Studies, one fresh HSK (Chinese language test) certificate, one semester at Beijing Capital Normal University, one year at…

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    Suzhou: From Canals to Clouds 2.0

      Some 66km inland from Shanghai is the ancient settlement of Suzhou. Today home to 13 million residents, the city is famous for its ancient canal system, temples and gardens – but maybe not for much longer. A series of only-in-Suzhou innovation and research clusters may redefine not just Suzhou, but global innovation infrastructure and output.