Waseda confers an honorary doctorate upon Emeritus Professor Gao Mingxuan at Renmin University of ChinaThu, Nov 24, 2016
Waseda University conferred an honorary doctorate upon Emeritus Professor Gao Mingxuan at Renmin University of China on November 22. Professor Gao is a pioneer in Chinese criminal law, who has contributed to expanding academic exchange in the discipline of criminal law between China and Japan.
The ceremony and a commemorative lecture by Professor Gao took place at Okuma Auditorium, where students, faculty, staff, and related personnel attended the event.
- Introductory Address by the University President on conferring the honorary doctorate (Japanese)
- Special lecture by Professor gao
- Speech by Professor Gao on receiving the honorary doctorate (Japanese)
About the honorary doctorate
An honorary doctorate is conferred to those who have achieved significant distinction is academia, culture, and other areas contributing to humanity. Waseda University has awarded 137 honorary doctorates thus far.