Appointment Ceremony of Michael Meadows
On December 11, the Professor Appointment Ceremony of Michael Meadows, fellow of the Academy of Science of South Africa and the Academia Europaea, and the Symposium on the Joint Research Action Plan of “China-Africa Ecologically Vulnerable Area” were both held at Zhejiang Normal University (ZNU). Jiang Guojun, secretary of the Party Committee of ZNU, attended the Appointment Ceremony and presented the Letter of Appointment to Professor Meadows.
Jiang Guojun welcomed Prof. Meadows and expressed his hope that the latter will promote ZNU’s construction of the discipline of geography, international cooperation, and talent introduction.
Prof. Meadows commented that he looks forward to having discussions, exchanges, and academic cooperation with scholars at ZNU. He added that he will actively play his role in ZNU’s establishment of international cooperation networks with world-famous scholars, South Africa, and other African countries, and he will further enhance the influence of ZNU’s discipline of geography, provide more exchange and study opportunities for ZNU’s teachers and students, and promote exchanges and cooperation between ZNU and his university. (By Zhang Kexin, translated by Jin Haiqiong, edited by Kendra Fiddler)