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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 sustainability over the last several decades. Barbara Finamore (BF) took participants back to 1991 when she boldly snuck past Chinese security guards to watch a […]

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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.   In the first episode, Liu Chang (LC), China’s preeminent authority on imperial architecture, joined American China scholar Nancy Steinhardt (NS) to discuss the beauty and […]

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A Taste of China, Episode 2: Wine and Mutton in Ningxia, 10.20.20

Oct 21, 2020

A Taste of China is an online series in partnership with WildChina exploring the different areas of China through its unique tastes. In the series’ second episode, we traveled live to central China’s lesser-known Ningxia province with Janet Z. Wang (JW), author of The Chinese Wine Renaissance: A Wine Lover’s Companion, Emma Gao (EG), owner […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S2, E3), Ambassador Winston Lord on Secret Trip to China that Changed History, 10.8.20

Oct 8, 2020

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 2, Episode 3 was a special one as we traveled back to 1971 with former Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State Winston Lord-then Special Assistant to the U.S. National Security Advisor- as he discussed the secret trip as the […]

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