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Pieces of China, Scholar Alfreda Murck, 6.18.20

Jun 19, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. In our fourth episode, we discover the secret jokes hidden in Along the River During the Qingming Festival, (清明上河圖), a panoramic Song dynasty hand scroll that captures the daily life of people in the Song capital of Bianjing汴京, today’s Kaifeng […]

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Pieces of China: Chef Fuchsia Dunlop, Recap, 6.11.20

Jun 12, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. In our third episode, we explore the humble cleaver as told by Fuchsia Dunlop, cook and food writer, and one of the world’s top experts in Chinese cuisine. Dunlop attended the Chengdu Culinary Institute in 1995, where she honed her […]

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Pieces of China: Filmmaker WU Hao, Recap, 6.5.20

Jun 8, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. In this second episode of Pieces of China, we talk with award-winning filmmaker WU Hao on his “object,” a thick tome called To Change China: Western Advisors in China, by the great Yale historian Jonathan Spence, as he explains how […]

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Recap: How China and the U.S. Are Using Big Data to Fight COVID-19, 6.3.20

Jun 5, 2020

How should we embrace tech’s role in face of a pandemic crisis? On June 3, China Institute convened experts Joy Tan (JT), SVP of Public Affairs at Huawei USA, Gary Rieschel (GR), founding managing partner of Qiming Ventures, and Samm Sacks (SS), Cybersecurity Policy and China Digital Economy Fellow at New America, to discuss the […]

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