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On Sept. 13th, 2018, Professor. Philip Taylor – Senior Fellow of Department of Anthropology, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University (ANU) known as the expert in Mekong Sub-region Studies donated his books to An Giang University (AGU).

Attending the ceremony were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang – AGU Rector; Dr. Waddell from The University of Queensland, Australia; lecturers and Heads of AGU Departments, Faculties, Centers, Library and over 100 students.

 Quý thầy, cô tham dự buổi lễ
The delegates at the ceremony


GS. Philip Taylor chia sẻ những kỷ niệm về quá trình nghiên cứu của mình tại Việt Nam
Prof. Philip Taylor sharing his memories during his research periods in Vietnam

Prof. Philip Taylor is an Australian anthropologist with research interests in the Mekong Delta issues. He has had numerous publications on the history, culture, religion, ethnic minorities, and environment of this region. As a Senior Fellow in Anthropology at Australian National University, he has supervised many postgraduate students from Vietnam and other ASEAN countries. He is currently a member of Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and was the Editor-in-Chief of Asian – Pacific Journal of Anthropology.

For several years, Prof. Philip Taylor has been living and working in Vietnam and is very fluent in Vietnamese, its dialects, Khmer and Cham languages. With his understanding of and love for the Mekong Delta region and its people, he is author and editor of many research projects and articles on contemporary Vietnamese society, especially the Mekong Delta region.

PGS,TS. Võ Văn Thắng – Hiệu trưởng Trường ĐHAG đại diện Nhà trường nhận sách tặng từ GS. Philip Taylor
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang representing An Giang University to receive the books from Prof. Philip Taylor


Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng phát biểu cảm ơn tấm lòng của GS. Philip Taylor
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang presenting his sincere thanks to Prof. Philip Taylor

Prof. Philip Taylor donated 544 books including 193 English books and 397 Vietnamese books, 13 journals and a summary of his doctoral dissertation. This priceless resource covered a variety of disciplines such as culture, religion, ethnicity, human beings, and history... of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta.

On behalf of the Rector Board, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang sincerely thanked Prof. Philip Taylor for his love for Vietnam, especially for An Giang. The donated books would be very valuable for study, research, and references of AGU staff and students. The best wishes of health were presented to Prof. Philip Taylor by AGU Rector with the hope that there would be more visits paid by Prof. Philip Taylor to An Giang University.

The books were located at the 3rd floor of AGU Library and had been inputted into the database for references.

Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng tặng Bảng tri ân, hoa và quà lưu niệm cho GS. Philip Taylor
Rector Vo Van Thang presenting gifts and flowers to Prof. Philip Taylor


Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng trao tặng logo của Trường cho GS. Philip Taylor
Rector Vo Van Thang presenting AGU logo to Prof. Philip Taylor


GS. Philip vui mừng khi nhận được sự tiếp đón nồng hậu từ Nhà trường
Prof. Philip Taylor being so delighted to be warmly welcomed by AGU


Những chia sẻ về Việt Nam, đặc biệt là về An Giang của GS. Philip Taylor thu hút đông đảo bạn đọc đến giao lưu và tìm hiểu sách do Giáo sư trao tặng
Prof. Philip Taylor sharing his thoughts about Vietnam and An Giang, attracting many students


Các bạn sinh viên vui thích tìm hiểu nguồn tài liệu quý báu do GS. Philip trao tặng
The students being interested in exploring this valuable resource


ThS. Ngô Thị Kim Duyên – Giám đốc Thư viện giới thiệu với GS. Philip Taylor những tài liệu của Thư viện
Ms. Ngo Thi Kim Duyen – Director of AGU Library introducing the current books at AGU to Prof. Philip Taylor


Với kiến thức sâu rộng về văn hóa, con người miền Tây cùng phong cách trò chuyện gần gũi, GS. Philip Taylor được rất nhiều bạn sinh viên ngưỡng mộ và xin chụp ảnh lưu niệm
Prof. Philip Taylor being admired by the students for his expertise in the Mekong Delta culture


Quý thầy, cô chụp ảnh lưu niệm cùng Giáo sư
The photo of the school delegates with Prof. Philip Taylor


Các bạn sinh viên chụp ảnh lưu niệm cùng Giáo sư
The photo of the students with Prof. Philip Taylor

Anh Thu – Huynh Cam

Translated by Chi Do Na

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