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Chat on Chinese Music – On the World Stage

Dec 17, 2019

Enjoy the full event video from our recent Chat on Chinese Music – On the World Stage on December 14, in partnership with U.S.-China Music Institute of the Bard College […]

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Ta for Ta Podcast with Shenzhan Liao

Dec 9, 2019

Our Head of School, Shenzhan Liao, was recently interviewed by Juliana Batista for her Ta for Ta podcast via SupChina, chronicling the lives of Chinese women at the top of […]

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China Fashion Gala 2020 to honor Estée Lauder and Wendy Yu on April 29 at The Plaza Hotel

Dec 5, 2019

NEW YORK – Dec. 3, 2019 – Co-presenters China Institute and Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund proudly announce that the fifth annual China Fashion Gala will be held on […]

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China Institute Receives Guidestar Platinum Award for 2019

Nov 27, 2019

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of nonprofit information, connecting people and organizations with data on 2.7 million current and formerly IRS-recognized nonprofits. The Seal levels, acknowledged as symbols of […]

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Wedding Bells and AliPay: Marriage in today’s China

Nov 20, 2019

“Marriage is a wind chime in China. So much can be inferred by process.” -Roseann Lake Contemporary Chinese couples have gone beyond the passport sized, black and white singular images […]

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The Age of Disengagement: Insights on a changing global economy

Nov 11, 2019

China Institute explored the short and long term implications of cratering U.S.-China investment and current moves to “decouple” the two economies in a far-reaching conversation on November 7 with experts […]

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Jung Chang on the Family That Changed China

Nov 6, 2019

“I write all my books to find out more about my subjects,” said Jung Chang, acclaimed author of the memoir Wild Swans, Mao: The Unknown Story, and Empress Dowager Cixi, […]

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What Makes China Laugh? Cutting up with Kung Fu Komedy

Oct 17, 2019

“China has 5,000 years of comedy…and the Ming Dynasty is the funniest,” proclaimed humor historian and author Christopher Rea at our recent event exploring What Makes China Laugh? Christopher joined […]

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Teaching Teachers: Chinese Language Teachers Leadership Series

Oct 15, 2019

In partnership with New York University Project DCLT (Developing Chinese Language Teachers), China Institute held a seminar for Chinese language teachers this past Saturday called “Leadership: Starting from a Framework.” […]

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Mandarin Immersion as a Gateway to the Future

Oct 2, 2019

  This op-ed was published in Education Update, Volume XXV, No. 1, New York City, SEP/OCT 2019.   Does the future still speak Mandarin?   As parents exploring potential schools […]

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