Dr. Xie Xide also learned that while in Hungary Dr. Lengyel established museums for villages to elevate the culture of the grossly neglected agricultural section of that country. She asked Dr. Lengyel’s advice on the establishment of a small university museum in Fudan University, and the following year Dr. Lengyel, was bestowed the title of Advisory Professor of Fudan University by Dr. Xie with department heads and deans of the university in attendance.
Dr. Lengyel is now hoping that the General Assembly of ICOM, which will be held in
from November 7th through Shanghai November 12th 2010), ICOM will posthumously honor Dr. Xie Xide’s contribution to Chinese Museum Studies.
Dr. Xie Xide introduced Dr. Lengyel to his classmate, then President of Xi’an Jiaotong University. During building a program of a classroom complex, a Western Han tomb (c.50 BC) was discovered. The burial chamber was decorated with wall paintings that depict the oldest Sky Map of China to date.
Dr. Lengyel has directed the School’s programs throughout the past two decades. In the summer of 2009, he assigned the
to the Cotzen Institute of Archaeology of Field School , University of California , (UCLA). This archaeology summer school has been open for students not only from Los Angeles but other countries as well. USA
As a married couple, Dr. Alfonz Lengyel, RPA, and Dr. Hongying Liu-Lengyel, who is currently Professor at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, have been working since 1980 on better relations between
and the China . United States