Thursday, June 24, 2010

Advocacy Institute in China wraps up with new media projects

The China Advocacy Institute wrapped up this week as participants departed from Xiamen University on June 23rd with new skills in how to advocate for environmental and cultural sustainability.

While at the institute, university students took part in courses, cultural excursions and projects that were led by award-winning professors and instructors. The institute focused on sustainability, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, argumentation and debate, and new media. Before departing, the institute participants completed new media projects that exhibited what they had learned during their time at the Advocacy Institute.

Hosted by IDEA, Willamette University, and Xiamen University, the Advocacy Institute was a two and a half week program that took place from June 7th to 23rd in the city of Xiamen, in the Fujian Province of China. Participants came from around the globe, including Indonesia, Nepal, Malaysia, China, Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Mongolia, South Africa, and other countries!

For more information on the China Advocacy Institute, click here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have to say that this workshop was the finest 18 days I've ever spent. Thank you.