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On the Passing of Ezra Vogel

Dec 23, 2020

Ezra F. Vogel, a giant in East Asian studies, died this week at the age of 90. Vogel, who was a recipient of China Institute’s highest award — the Blue […]

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Recap: The Future of U.S.- China Educational Exchange, 12.16.20

Dec 17, 2020

On December 16, China Institute hosted a panel of U.S. and Chinese educational leaders and innovators, many connected to East China Normal University (ECNU), to discuss the future of educational […]

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Support from The Alliance for Downtown New York

Dec 16, 2020

The Alliance for Downtown New York has awarded 11 local arts and cultural organizations with $10,000 individual grants as part of a wide-ranging effort to support the recovery of Lower […]

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On The Passing of Wang-go Weng

Dec 12, 2020

China Institute honors the passing of legendary art-researcher, collector, and philanthropist Wang-go Weng. Mr. Weng served as President of China Institute from 1982-1987​ and was instrumental in expanding the organization’s […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S2, E5), Ronald Knapp on China’s Oldest Covered Bridge, 12.3.20

Dec 3, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 2, Episode 5– the season closer- looked at the Rulong Bridge, Qingyuan county, Zhejiang, […]

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Recap: The Forbidden City at 600: The Secret Life of the Qianlong Emperor, 12.2.20

Dec 3, 2020

  The Forbidden City at 600 is an online series celebrating the architecture, history, design, and secrets of Beijing’s iconic Forbidden City complex, now known as The Palace Museum.   […]

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Recap: Meet the Artist: Liu Xiaodong, 11.24.20

Nov 25, 2020

China Institute’s “Meet the Artist” Series brings contemporary Chinese artists in conversation with leading art experts about their work, process, and perspectives. What is the role of art in society? […]

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Recap: Music Chat on Chinese Orchestra: At the Crossroads of the West and China, 11.6.20

Nov 9, 2020

“To educate somebody, you should start with poems, emphasize ceremonies, and finish with music.” -Confucius The modern Chinese Orchestra, a large ensemble of Chinese instruments consisted of at least 80 […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S2, E4), Barbara Finamore on the “Beijing Declaration”—and China’s Greener Future, 10.29.20

Oct 29, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 2, Episode 4 examined China’s history of environmental policy and its shifting commitment to […]

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Recap: The Forbidden City at 600: Architecture of the Celestial Empire, 10.28.20

Oct 29, 2020

  The Forbidden City at 600 is an online series celebrating the architecture, history, design, and secrets of Beijing’s iconic Forbidden City complex, now known as The Palace Museum.   […]

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