Yale Club of Hong Kong: Wine Tasting with Dartmouth Club by French Cellar

Title: Wine Tasting with Dartmouth Club by French Cellar – 28 Sept (Wed.)
Date: Wednesday 28-Sep-2016
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: To Be Announced (But somewhere in Central)
Event fee for pay at door:
Event Fee(Member): HK$180
Event Fee(Associate): HK$180
Event Fee(Guest): HK$180

Wine Tasting with Dartmouth Club by French Cellar – Wednesday, Sept. 28th 7:30

The Yale Club of Hong Kong is joining with the Dartmouth Club for Join with other Yalies and members of the Dartmouth Club for a wine tasting event.

  • Date: Wednesday, Sept 28th
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Central, venue TBA
  • Cost: 180 HKD per person (pay cash at event)

Event Rundown

  • 5 French wines free flow
  • 2 hours of presentation of the wines & wine knowledge, along with different types of bread (with olives, cheese, bacon,…)

RSVP: Required, please email Jayson Jia at jaysonjia@gmail.com


For details of the event and how to sign-up, please visit the Yale Club of Hong Kong website:


Yale Club of Beijing: Alumni Fall Fete

Please join the Yale, Wesleyan, and Cornell Alumni Clubs of Beijing on Thursday, September 29th, at the beautiful new CHAO Sanlitun bar and help us welcome new faces to the city. Relax and enjoy good drinks with old friends and new. Tickets are ¥150 at the door and cover 3 drinks and snacks. We hope to see you there!

Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Venue: The bar at CHAO Sanlitun. 北京 三里屯CHAO . No. 4 East Workers’ Stadium Road. 工人体育场东路4号
Eligibility: Alumni and friends
Tickets: RMB 150. Includes 3 drinks and snacks. Buy at door.2
Contact: Please contact Amber Li for any questions (amberli93)

Global opportunity: Record the Golden Rule Song in your language!

Thomas Heck (Ph.D. musicology, 1970), insights@aya.yale.edu, writes:

I am seeking contacts with native speakers of languages other than English, in order to obtain beautiful, inspiring singing versions (not literal translations) of my Golden Rule Song in as many languages as possible. Currently it exists in two English versions: one for adults (on YouTube, here), the other for kids (viewable here).

People seem to love this song. They tell me that its message is important to spread around—that it truly would benefit humankind if this song were embraced and sung by “kids of all ages” internationally. This means creating culturally appropriate versions of it in the major world languages: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Hindi for starters; then Russian, Bengali, Portuguese, Malay (Indonesian), and French. Others could follow.

Are there people in the Yale International Alliance’s extended family who might help make this dream a reality? Psychologists and therapists affirm what most of us know from experience: that the songs and lyrics we learn as children make a lifelong imprint in our memories. They stay with us!

The free, web-based availability of this song as a PDF score, with lyrics and video performances in every major world language, could help to bring about the peaceful world we all desire.

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Indian Papers Project Receives Three-Year Grant From the National Endowment for the Humanities

Indian Papers Project Receives Three-Year Grant From the National Endowment for the Humanities

Meant to Promote Cooperation, G20 Meeting Shows Discord

Fear is growing that globalization has spun out of control, with too many decisions at the local level left by the wayside. Contending with home-front discontent, leaders of the world’s major economies gathered for the G20 summit, encountering many reminders that nations are part of a global community and struggle is sure for any that try to withdraw and resolve big challenges on their own. Even bilateral parrying at the G20 – whether Japan’s stern warning on Brexit threatening investments that employ more 140,000 in the United Kingdom or US attempts to work with Russia to ease fighting in Syria – reveals the vigilance among nations to protect their own interests. Chris Miller, associate director of Yale University’s Grand Strategy Program, describes the concerns over elite management of globalization. Loud, unrelenting complaints about globalization overlook the many efficiencies and other benefits. Miller concludes that nations may pull back, trying to wrest control, but they narrow their options, and “That is true of nearly all of the conflicts about globalization today.” – YaleGlobal


Peabody2 satellite gallery opens at 1 Broadway

As part of its 150th anniversary celebration, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History has opened a satellite gallery, dubbed Peabody2, at 1 Broadway in New Haven.

Peabody2, which is free and open to the public, aims to create awareness of the history and collections of the museum, which is located at 170 Whitney Ave.

The exhibition on view, “Identity, Difference, and Understanding: Lessons from Oceania and Southeast Asia,” showcases the Peabody’s collections from New Guinea, Philippines, Indonesia and Australia.