Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Global educational specialist Yong Zhao delivered a free lecture for the public and students in April, 2011 in Beijing.
About Yong Zhao
Yong Zhao is currently the Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global and Online Education, University of Oregon, as well as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). Zhao is a fellow of the International Academy for Education and has published over 20 books, including Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and the Handbook of Asian Education. He speaks around the world on educational issues, particularly on those related to globalization and education, creativity, global competitiveness, educational reforms, and educational technology.