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Peng Chun Chang

Peng Chun Chang also P. C. Chang (1892 – 1957) was a Chinese academic, philosopher, playwright, and diplomat. [1]

33 relations: Academia, Charles Malik, China, Chinese people, Clark University, Columbia University, Confucianism, Confucius, Islam, Islamic culture, Japan, John Dewey, Lebanon, Mei Lanfang, Mencius, Nankai University, Nanking Massacre, Peking opera, Philosopher, Playwright, Polymath, Taiwan, Tianjin, Turkey, United Nations, United Nations Commission on Human Rights, United Nations Economic and Social Council, United Nations General Assembly, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, University of Chicago, Western world, Worcester, Massachusetts, Zhang Boling.

Academia

Academia is the internationally recognized establishment of professional scholars and students, usually centered around colleges and universities, who are engaged in higher education and research.

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Charles Malik

Charles Habib Malik (1906 – 28 December 1987) (شارل مالك) was a Lebanese philosopher and diplomat.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Chinese people

Chinese people are the various individuals or groups of people associated with China, either by reason of ancestry or heredity, nationality, citizenship, place of residence, or other affiliations.

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Clark University

Clark University is an American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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Confucianism

Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is a system of philosophical and "ethical-sociopolitical teachings" sometimes described as a religion.

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Confucius

Confucius (September 28, 551 – 479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.

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Islam

Islam (There are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster). The most common are (Oxford English Dictionary, Random House) and (American Heritage Dictionary). الإسلام,: Arabic pronunciation varies regionally. The first vowel ranges from ~~. The second vowel ranges from ~~~. In Northwestern Africa, they do not have stress or lengthened vowels.) is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the sunnah, composed of accounts called hadith) of Muhammad (circa 570–8 June 632 CE), considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God.

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Islamic culture

Islamic culture is a term primarily used in secular academia to describe the cultural practices common to historically Islamic people.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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John Dewey

John Dewey, FAA (October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, Georgist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.

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Lebanon

Lebanon (or; لبنان or; Lebanese Arabic:; Aramaic: לבנאן; French: Liban), officially the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.

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Mei Lanfang

Mei Lanfang (October 22, 1894 – August 8, 1961) was one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern history, exclusively known for his qingyi roles, a type of dan role.

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Mencius

Mencius (372 – 289 BC; alt. 385 – 303/302 BC) was a Chinese philosopher who is the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself.

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Nankai University

Nankai University (NKU), is a public research university located in Tianjin, China.

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Nanking Massacre

The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking or Rape of Nanjing, was an episode during the Second Sino-Japanese War of mass murder and mass rape by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing (then spelled Nanking), then capital of the Republic of China.

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Peking opera

Peking opera or Beijing opera is a form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics.

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Philosopher

A philosopher, in a broad sense, is someone who studies philosophy.

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Playwright

A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama.

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Polymath

A polymath (πολυμαθής,, "having learned much")The term was first recorded in written English in the early seventeenth century is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas; such a person is known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems.

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Taiwan

Taiwan (see below), officially the Republic of China (ROC) is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Tianjin

Tianjin (Tianjinese:; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is a metropolis in coastal northeastern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China, with a total municipal population of 15,200,000.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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United Nations Commission on Human Rights

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) was a functional commission within the overall framework of the United Nations from 1946 until it was replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2006.

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United Nations Economic and Social Council

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC; Conseil économique et social des Nations unies, CESNU) is one of the principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social and related work of 14 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions.

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United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA, GA, or, from the Assemblée Générale, "AG") is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations have equal representation.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (U of C, Chicago, or UChicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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Western world

The Western world, also known as the West and the Occident (from Latin: occidens "sunset, West"; as contrasted with the Orient), is a term referring to different nations depending on the context.

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Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester (locally also) is a city and the historic county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1998.

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Zhang Boling

Zhang Boling or Chang Po-ling (April 5, 1876 – February 23, 1951) was a Chinese educator who founded Nankai University and the Nankai system of schools.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Chun_Chang

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