IEMC 2017

With support from our partners, IEMC 2016 was a resounding success. 2017 International Education Management Conference, IEMC, will be held on 14th-16th July (registration day on 13th July) in beautiful, historic city of Xi’an in China.

It is our great honour and delight to welcome you to participate in our special memorable event / conference we are planning this year by bringing together our partner universities from Australia, China, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, UK and the US to meet and discuss latest cross boundary higher education cooperation development of mutual interest. Rest assured you will get to meet your current Chinese university collaborative articulation partners and potential new ones during the conference.

Date Activities
 13th July, 2017 Registration
 14th-15th July, 2017 Symposium and Workshop
 16th July, 2017 LinTong Forum

Program

Symposium and Pre-Workshop
Symposium and Workshop
Cloud campus Research Alliance Seminar
Women Leadership Research Institute Symposium
Achievement Exhibition of Partnership for AEMG
AEMG Study- Abroad Program Exhibition
 LinTong Forum

Spots Views

Xi’an is not only a historical and culture city, but also a trendy city permeated with modern tempo. Xi’an used to be a world-renowned leisure city a thousand years ago. In Han and Tang dynasties, Chang’an city had Huaqing and Tangyu Hot springs in the vicinity. The poem “Peach blossom and hot spring water in March make one feel indulged spring” which explains the easy and comfortable life attitude has been passed down up till now.

Capitalizing on the advantageous geographic environment and hot spring resources, Xi’an has developed many hot spring bathing sites. The magic therapeutic effects proved by the hot springs have drawn the interests of many tourists from home and aboard. The light and electrical motorcade parade converging the culture of thirteen dynasties is a culture event as well as an art exhibition which demonstrates the historical changes and splendid culture of Chinese nation. Apart from the long history and rich culture, Chinese and western style mixed bars and elegant golf sport add a modern flavor to the ancient capital of Xi’an.

The Terracotta Warriors is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

The figures, dating from approximately the late third century BCE, were discovered in 1974 located in Lin Tong County, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province. The figures vary in height according to their roles, with the tallest being the generals. The figures include warriors, chariots and horses. Estimates from 2007 were that the three pits containing the Terracotta Army held more than 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses, the majority of which remained buried in the pits nearby Qin Shi Huang’s mausoleum. Other terracotta non-military figures were found in other pits, including officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians.

Huaqing Palace, also known as the Huaqing Pool, is located to the north of Mount Li in Lintong District, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province. It is 30 kilometers away from Xi’an city. With Mount Li on the south and the Weihe River to the north, Huaqing Palace, an ancient Chinese resort palace, is celebrated for its hot spring pools.

Huaqing Palace combines in harmony culture and history with natural scenery. In the Tang Dynasty Style, its architecture appears to be spacious and serene and the gardens are a delight to behold. It is hoped that, in future, Huaqing Palace will become an important and symbolic scenic spot themed in the Tang Dynasty style.

The Stele Forest, or Xi’an Beilin Museum, is a museum for steles and stone sculptures which is located in Xi’an, China.

The museum is housed in a former Confucian Temple and it has housed a growing collection of Steles since 1087. By 1944 it was the principal museum for Shaanxi province. Due to the large number of steles, it was officially renamed as the Forest of Stone Steles in 1992.

Altogether, there are 3,000 steles in the museum, which is divided into seven exhibitions halls, which mainly display works of calligraphy, painting and historical records.

The Qianling Mausoleum is a Tang dynasty (618–907) tomb site located in Qian County, Shaanxi province, China, and is 85 km (53 mi) northwest from Xi’an, formerly the Tang capital. Built by 684 (with additional construction until 706), the tombs of the mausoleum complex house the remains of various members of the House of Li, the imperial family of the Tang dynasty. This includes Emperor Gaozong (r. 649–83), as well as his wife, Wu Zetian, who usurped the Tang throne and became China’s only reigning female emperor from 690–705.

The mausoleum is renowned for its many Tang dynasty stone statues located above ground and the mural paintings adorning the subterranean walls of the tombs. Besides the main tumulus mound and underground tomb of Emperor Gaozong and Wu Zetian, there are 17 smaller attendant tombs or peizang mu. Presently, only five of these attendant tombs have been excavated by archaeologists, three belonging to members of the imperial family, one to a chancellor, and the other to a general of the left guard.

Famen Temple is located in Famen town, Fufeng County, 120 kilometers west of Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China. It was widely regarded as the “ancestor of pagoda temples in Guanzhong area”.

Famen Temple, renowned for storing the veritable Finger Bone of the Sakyamuni Buddha, is located in Fufeng County of Shaanxi Province, 120km east of Xian and 96km west of Baoji. With a history of 1,700 years, Famen Temple is considered the “Forerunner of the Ziggurat in Central Shaanxi.”

The Famen Temple Cultural Scenic Area comprises four sectors including the Temple Gate Square, Foguang Avenue, Famen Temple, and the Namaste Dagoba. Upon completion the scenic area will be the “No. 2 Cultural Symbol of Shaanxi”, second only to the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses. It will stand out as a world-class cultural scenic area featuring the “Time-honored Buddhist Holy Land and Age-old Classic Buddhist Site.”

The first large-scale live-action historical dance drama “The Everlasting Regret” is created by Shaanxi Tourism Group Company. It is honored as the “Model Works of the Chinese Tourism Cultural and Creative Industries”. The theme of this dance drama is the love story between Emperor Minghuang and Lady Yang. It reproduces the moving chapters as described in the long poem ‘The Everlasting Regret’ in the place where the story was happened. It integrates the history with reality, the culture with nature, the earth life with fairyland and the tradition with fashion.

The dance drama ‘The Song of Everlasting Regret’ is performed every night from April to October. The duration is 70 minutes. It includes 10 scenes, which are ‘The Young Lady of the Yang Family’, ‘Chosen to Attend the Emperor’, ‘Whispering to Each Other at Midnight’, ‘Bathing in the Huaqing Hot Spring’, ‘The Li Mountain Imperial Pleasure Palace Reaching to the Blue Sky’, ‘Getting Drunk in the Marble Pavilion’, ‘Heavenly Music Carried by the Wind Far and Wide’, ‘Battle drums from Yuyang shaking the earth’, ‘Hairpin Fallen to the ground Unwanted’, ‘Meeting Again in Heaven or on Earth’. By means of mountain and river scene, classic music and dance, narrative poem, high-tech lighting, acoustics and special effects, it shows the magnificent prosperity of the flourishing Tang Dynasty and the eternal touching love story and takes the audience to travel the space, appreciate the love story happened at the foot of Lishan Mountain and the bank of Huaqing Pool1000 years ago and feel the strong culture of the flourishing Tang Dynasty.

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