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Sounds from the Mongolian Steppe at China Institute

Sep 26, 2019

On September 25, China Institute hosted the band SULD, hailing from Inner Mongolia, who treated our audience to Mongolian traditional music, its unique techniques and instruments including Khoomei (often referred to as “throat singing”) and Morin Khuur (the “horse-head fiddle”). Below, we present photos and the full event video from the talk and performance. We […]

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Tech Titans in China with Rebecca Fannin and JIANG Wei

Sep 26, 2019

Below, we present a selection of insightful excerpts from China Institute’s public event “The Secrets of China’s Tech Titans” which explored China’s biggest tech successes, the challenges entrepreneurs face, and the country’s enormous high-tech ambitions. The full event video is also featured so you can relive the full, and far-reaching, discussion. From Rebecca Fannin, leading […]

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Food & Ideas Festival 2019

Sep 24, 2019

From left to right: Panel 1 with Adam Platt, Carolyn Phillips, Kate Wang, and Lucas Sin   Our inaugural Food & Ideas Festival took place on September 21, 2019 and by all accounts, was a huge success! We welcomed more than 300 people to our open warehouse space at 100 Washington Street for a day […]

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Ezra Vogel and Orville Schell on China: Is China the Enemy?

Sep 18, 2019

The current state of U.S.-China relations leaves much to be desired on both sides of the negotiating table. But, is the connection irreparably damaged and should the U.S. now look at the second largest economy in the world as an adversary rather than a partner? And, how can the U.S. learn to live with a […]

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U.S.-China Trade War is Counter Productive: Peter Walker Interviewed in Global Times

Sep 6, 2019

“If the goals of the trade war were to strengthen the U.S. economy at the expense of the Chinese, the longer-term results will be the opposite,” according to Peter Walker, McKinsey Senior Partner Emeritus and author of the newly published Powerful, Different, Equal: Overcoming the Misconceptions and Differences Between China and the US. In an […]

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