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The Soft Power of New York’s China Institute: NBC News

Apr 2, 2020

The group is aiming to build bridges — as it has through a communist revolution, the Cold War, the Cultural Revolution, Tiananmen Square and more. Article published by Chris Fuchs on April 2, 2020. In its nearly 100 years of existence, the China Institute has sought to deepen Americans’ understanding of China — including a communist revolution, […]

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SCMP OpEd: The US and China should fight the coronavirus together now, and quarrel later

Mar 28, 2020

President Donald Trump’s practice of calling Covid-19 a “Chinese virus” has resulted in race-baiting and fear in the United States. At the same time, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman’s suggestions that the US military might be responsible for the epidemic have stoked anti-US sentiment across China. Thank goodness presidents Trump and Xi Jinping have started talking in the last […]

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Recap: The Chinese Economy in the Coronavirus Epidemic, 3.24.20

Mar 25, 2020

On March 24, China Institute in partnership with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business America (CKGSB), hosted a virtual program on “The Chinese Economy in the Coronavirus Epidemic” focused on potential opportunities generated from the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the full event recording below and explore additional virtual programs from China Institute. Check out this dynamic […]

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China Institute During COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020

Dear China Institute Family Member, I write to you today, not with feelings of bewilderment and uncertainty but with optimism and joy at how our community has responded, and to thank you for your commitment to China Institute. I am so grateful for our large community of supporters who we think of as our China […]

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China Institute Moves to a Remote Work Environment

Mar 13, 2020

To ensure the well-being of all our students, visitors, and staff, China Institute has moved to a remote work environment as of Monday, March 16. Employees of China Institute can be contacted via email. Wherever possible, we will incorporate livestreaming and distance learning strategies to access our public programming and courses for adults and children. […]

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Recap- When Fear Goes Viral: Coronavirus and the Human Cost of Stigma

Mar 5, 2020

China Institute hosted a program on the coronavirus, the on-the-ground situation in Hubei province and throughout China, and insights on what happens next feauturing China and global health experts and a doctor from Wuhan (via Skype). The March 4, 2020 panel on “Coronavirus and the Human Cost of Stigma,” provided perspective on the origins, current […]

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One Country, Two Cultures: Can Hong Kong Find Its Way?

Feb 13, 2020

China Institute hosted a timely panel discussion on February 12, 2020 on “One Country, Two Cultures,” encompassing the ongoing upheaval in Hong Kong and the deep anxiety and frustration motivating new questions about the complex framework that has bound Hong Kong and the PRC together since 1997. Below, we present quotes, photos, and the full […]

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Music Chat with Guqin Master Dai Xiaolian

Feb 10, 2020

Dai Xiaolian, one of China’s master guqin players, comes to China Institute to perform and share the fascinating history and culture of the Guqin, also known as the Qin Zither, on February 7, 2020. For over two thousand years, Guqin symbolized the sophisticated, philosophical, and intellectual life celebrated in traditional Chinese culture. The instrument is […]

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“Yellow is Forbidden” Panel Discussion at the Oculus

Jan 28, 2020

As part of China Institute’s suite of events for the Lunar New Year, China Institute conceptualized six distinct programs for families and adults at the Oculus at the World Trade Center. On January 27, we held a screening of the documentary “Yellow is Forbidden” about the rise of Chinese couture designer Guo Pei, followed by […]

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Lunar New Year Greetings from CI President James B. Heimowitz

Jan 24, 2020

Dear Friends of China Institute, As we gear up to welcome the Year of the Rat — the first animal in the 12-year Chinese Zodiac cycle– I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your ongoing support. We believe insight into China through culture provides powerful human connections, and as the […]

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