The 800 staff faculty and students who were left had to flee and made the 1,000 mile journey to Kunming, capital of Yunnan province in China's remote and mountainous southwest. It was here that the National Southwest Associated University (commonly known as 'Lianda') was formed.
Documentary looks at life at National Southwest Associated University. A documentary on student life at China's National Southwest Associated University was released on Saturday. 16 renowned alumni shared their stories in the film, with advancing screenings getting positive reviews.
The Monument to National Southwest Associated University built in Nankai University in 1988. On October 17, 1988, Nankai University established a Monument to National Southwest Associated...
This prominent school was the National Southwest Associated University. After the outbreak of the War of Chinese People's Resistance against Japanese Aggression in July 1937, the Japanese army occupied many academic institutions, looted books and cultural relics, and persecuted intellectuals.
Site of National Southwestern Associated University in Kunming. History. By summer 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army had bombed Nankai University to the ground in Tianjin and occupied areas including the campuses of two of the country's leading universities in Beijing - Peking University (Beijing University) and Tsinghua University.
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It was here that the National Southwest Associated University (commonly known as Lianda University). In these extraordinary wartime circumstances for eight years, staff, professors and students had to survive and operate in makeshift quarters that were constantly being subjected to sporadic bombing campaigns by the Imperial Japanese forces.
Opened in 1937 and disbanded eight years later in 1945, the National Southwest Associated University was founded in response to the Japanese invasion of northern China and during its brief history...
The Southwestern Associated University Museum is a small but fitting memorial to a time when Kunming kept higher education alive in mainland China. It is open daily from 8:30-11:30am and 2:30-5:30pm. Bilingual tours can be arranged in advance by calling 65516087 and asking for Susan. Gate image: Wikipedia.