2016-Transdisciplinary-Transnational-Transcultural Conference -- Suzhou, China

Suzhou, China

2016 ATLAS T3 International Conference was held at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is a pioneering international university based in the World Heritage city of Suzhou on China’s east coast. XJTLU takes a unique approach to international education that combines, encourages and develops the teachings of its two founding institutions, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China and the University of Liverpool, UK. An old Chinese proverb praising the beauty and prosperity of Suzhou says, "In heaven there is paradise, on earth there are Hangzhou and Suzhou." It has long been a heaven for scholars, artists, and skilled craftsmen, and it still is today. The beautifully landscaped city of Suzhou is located in the center of the Yangtze Delta region, and is renowned for its classic gardens, traditional waterside architecture, and traditional operas. Suzhou was a prosperous ancient state capital, built in 514 BC by He Lv, the King of Wu State. It grew in favor with China's dynasties — a summer retreat of emperors, and a well-placed trade center.

2018 ATLAS-Transdisciplinary-Transnational-Transcultural (T3) Conference -- Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June 3-7, 2018

2018 ATLAS T3 International Conference will be held at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Babeș-Bolyai University  is classified as an advanced research and education university in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. With more than 41,000 students, it is the largest university in the country. The Babeș-Bolyai University offers study programs in Romanian, Hungarian, German, English, and French. The university was named after two prominent scientists from Transylvania, the Romanian bacteriologist Victor Babeș and the Hungarian mathematician János Bolyai.

Cluj-Napoca is the western city in the region of Transylvania traces its origins back to the Dacian settlement of Napuca in the 2-nd century A.D. After the Roman take-over of Dacia, it was renamed Napoca and in 124 A.D., received the rank of "municipium". The city quickly advanced socially and economically and during Marcus Aurelius' reign Napoca received the title "colonia", the highest possible urban status in the Roman Empire. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy in Cluj-Napoca classical concerts, theatrical performances, puppet shows and music of every genre, from jazz to modern pop to electronica.