Dr. Yiyun Chen was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
Dr. Yiyun Chen, a young teacher of our school, was recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI).
The Royal Anthropological Institute is the first professional Anthropological Institute in the world. It is dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology in its broadest and most inclusive sense. The RAI selects worldwide scholars who has undertaken a body of work on diverse anthropological themes and regions and has made outstanding achievements as Fellows through recommendation by experts.
Yiyun Chen, an associate professor of the Department of Geography and Land Resources, has collaborated with the University of Cambridge for years. In 2019, he was invited by the University of Cambridge and RAI as a visiting scholar and attend Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future conference held by the RAI. Dr. Chen was assigned to collect dissertations about Soil security and sustainable development in the Anthropocene.