Prof. Zu Li Jun

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Prof. Zu Li Jun

Co-director of the Confucius Institute (CI) - Athens

Profile: My name is Zu Li Jun. I come from China and now work at Athens Business Confucius Institute as Vice-director supervising staff members on the Chinese side.

Professional experience
Vice-director of Business Confucius Institute in Athens August, 2015—present
Professor of linguistics at University of International Business and Economics June, 2011—August, 2015
Professor of linguistics at North China Electric Power University June, 2004—August, 2011
Associate professor of linguistics at Dalian Foreign Languages Institute June 2002—June, 2004
Instructor of linguistics at Liaoning Normal University July 1994—June, 2002

Doing Ph. D in Translation Studies at Tsinghua University Sept, 2006—June, 2011
Doing Master’s degree in linguistics at Ji Lin University Sept, 1991—July, 1994
Doing Bachelor’s degree in English at Shenyang Normal University Sept, 1985—July, 1988
Learning English at Shenyang Xinming Normal School Sept, 1980—June, 1983

Social activities
Giving humanitarian aid to the Middle East refugees on Lesvos Island and in Athens in early 2016

I have had 25 publications, including academic papers, translations and textbooks up till now.

Courses taught
Undergraduates: Comprehensive Business English and written translation from Chinese to English
Graduates: Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics
Ph. D candidates: Interdisciplinary Study of Translation