• Prof. Yan Xuetong for being elected as a member of RAS

    Prof. Yan Xuetong were elected by the General Meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences(RAS) that convened in Moscow from 11 to 15 of November.

    YAN Xuetong is a distinguish professor of Tsinghua University and a member of Russia Academy of Science. He is serving as the Dean of The Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University and the Secretary General of the World Peace Forum. He obtained Ph.D from University of California, Berkeley in1992 and was named as one of world's Top 100 public intellectuals by the American journal Foreign Policy in 2008. He has been the only political scientist listed in Most Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier since 2014. Some of his books have been translated in to English, Japanese, Korean, Farsi or Albanian.

    The RAS is the highest scientific self-governing institution in the Russian Federation. Prof. Yan is the first international relations scholar named by the RAS in China.