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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 transparency in the nonprofit sector, are earned by nonprofits providing specific information to their profile and meeting certain markers of excellence. The Platinum level is […]

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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 from the Cultural Revolution and now stage elaborate, all-day photoshoots at wedding photo studios involving multiple costume changes, professional make up, and intricate sets representing […]

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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 Dr. Huiyao Wang, Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization-one of China’s leading Chinese think tanks, and Jacob Parker, SVP at the U.S.-China […]

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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, during a conversation at China Institute on November 5 with writer Richard Bernstein to launch her new book, Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister. The […]

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