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Free Public Talk on China: Chinese Food & Health

15 Mar 2010

On Tuesday 23 March in University Place

Following our first talk on Chinese Spring Festival, the Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the second of the series: Chinese Food & Health.

Taking care of our wellbeing seems especially important in the hustle and bustle of modern life. Would you like to understand the basics of Five Element Theory in Chinese Traditional Medicine and its relationship to our health? Do you want to know what kind of food we should eat in different seasons? This talk will satisfy your curiosity on these topics and provide some tips on how to eat properly.

The talk will take place on Tuesday 23 March from 12.45 to 1.30 pm, in Room 5.206, University Place, Oxford Road. It is free to the general public.

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Information on our speaker:

Dr Xun Zhu was seconded from Beijing Normal University and she received her PhD at The University of Manchester. Her research interests include higher education management, applied linguistics and culture and international communications. Currently she is working as a language tutor in the Confucius Institute, and her interests extend to

Chinese culture and its relationship with language, society, education and Chinese traditonal medicine.