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The Cost of China-U.S Tech Decoupling: A conversation among Huawei USA Chief Security Officer and Geo-technology experts

Aug 7, 2019

By Nina Huang The Trump Administration has brought technology to the center of U.S.-China trade conflicts and is forcing American companies to stop selling its technologies to Chinese companies. On August 1, China Institute’s Center for Business organized a panel discussion with Andy Purdy, Chief Security Officer of Huawei USA, Paul Triolo, Head of Geotechnology […]

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China Institute Class Observations

Jul 2, 2019

It’s that time of year again: Summer 2019 Registration for Adult Classes is still open!   I recently had the opportunity to visit several courses at China Institute, focusing on Mandarin, Culture & Humanities classes, Studio classes, and Private Tutoring sessions. Courses are designed to be taken independently or in conjunction. One student, L, talked […]

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Out of the Shadows: A puppet performance at China Institute with Chinese Theatre Works

Jun 14, 2019

Shadow figures danced across the screen and performers shared fascinating folklore at China Institute on Wednesday, June 12 as Chinese Theatre Works presented their award-winning original shadow play, Tiger Tails 老虎的故事 and led a discussion regarding the work of their Shadow Restoration Project. The organization strives to preserve, create, and foster interest in Chinese Theatre […]

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Planting Seeds of Education: A rice paddy takes form in Lower Manhattan

Jun 7, 2019

  In the shadows of the steel and glass towers of the new World Trade Center and next to the soaring sculpted concrete of Calatrava’s gleaming white Oculus, stands a delicate installation with small green vegetation swaying in the wind.   The creation of LUCKYRICE founder Danielle Chang and put on in partnership with The […]

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Crypto, Not Cryptic: Blockchain industry breakfast panel at China Institute

Jun 3, 2019

  On May 13, during New York’s Blockchain Week, a series of conferences and panels about the new technology that is shaking the financial world, China Institute convened top blockchain players to discuss developments in China and the opportunities and challenges of doing U.S.-China blockchain business. Xiaochen Zhang, president of blockchain company FinTech4Good, which co-hosted […]

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In Search of China’s Soul, Subversively

May 21, 2019

In Search of China’s Soul, Subversively A conversation with artist Sun Xun and author Barbara Pollack By Jeremy Willinger   When artist Sun Xun conceives of a new phantasmagorical piece of animated art, he refuses to think through the end before he begins. In his mind, to have a predetermined conclusion would be too commercial. […]

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

Apr 26, 2019

April is National Poetry Month and has been set aside for us to appreciate and celebrate this ancient art form. We have selected a poem to mark National Poetry Month translated by our wonderful calligraphy and poetry instructor Ben Wang. Enjoy this selection of classical and contemporary Chinese poetry. Written by Li Bai (701-762), arguably […]

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Embracing Multilingual Learners: District 14 Conference at China Institute

Apr 17, 2019

From right to left: Karen Watts, Executive Superintendent, Brooklyn North NYCDOE Borough Office; James B. Heimowitz, President, China Institute; Alicja Winnicki, Superintendent, Community School District 14; Wenwen Zhang, Teacher, PS 250. By Jeremy Willinger, Director of Marketing at China Institute Shalom! Bongiourno! Ni Hao 你好! Buenos Dias! And Good Morning! A multi-lingual welcome characterizing the […]

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China Institute Establishes East China Normal University Center at China Institute to Advance Education, Training, and Cross-Cultural Understanding

Apr 15, 2019

Leaders from China and the U.S. mark signing ceremony on April 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM. By Jeremy Willinger, Director of Marketing at China Institute NEW YORK, April 3, 2019 – Expanding the partnership launched in 2006, China Institute and East China Normal University (ECNU) will join to inaugurate a new physical space at China […]

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Outward Appearances and Inner Alliances? Exploring what it means to be Chinese in America

Mar 18, 2019

By Jeremy Willinger, Director of Marketing at China Institute What is it like to be Chinese in America these days? That’s the question that award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang, young contemporary curator Xin Wang, and Nancy Yao Massbach, president of Museum of Chinese in America explored last week at China Institute, sharing the paths they, […]

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