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China Institute’s Work Matters More Than Ever

Apr 30, 2021

Dear Friends, China Institute’s work matters now more than ever. We are finally turning the corner of the pandemic, yet at the same time, discord between the U.S. and China persists, and anti-Asian racism shows no sign of abating. In this environment, insight and conversation can help bring about workable solutions. Our shared future depends […]

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Recap: Architectural Acupuncture, 4.14.21

Apr 26, 2021

On April 14, China Institute hosted an important conversation on how design and innovation are saving China’s villages—and America’s cities, too. The program was co-presented with the American Institute of Architects, and was part of the Culture Pass Festival, co-sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library. XU Tiantian, one […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E9): Wendy Paulson on the Spoon-billed Sandpiper, 4.21.21

Apr 23, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 9 took participants on a hide-and-seek journey to the mudflats of Jiangsu province in an effort to spot and protect the spoon-billed sandpiper. Unfortunately, industry and reclamation threaten the birds’ habitats. Spoon-billed Sandpipers are one of the […]

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An Announcement Regarding Public Programs

Apr 15, 2021

China Institute has been happy to provide all of our public programs virtually and for free throughout this difficult period. We hope you will understand that we are charging $5.00 for certain programs moving forward to help advance our mission, since 1926, to deepen education about China. Join the China Institute family as a member.

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E8): Julia Lovell on the Monkey King, 4.8.21

Apr 14, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 8 looked at Monkey King, a shape-shifting trickster on a kung-fu quest for eternal life and the unforgettable protagonist of Journey to the West, one of China’s four great classic novels. Julia Lovell, who recently translated the […]

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Recap: Getting to Zero (epi 2): How the U.S.-China Race for Electric Vehicles is Changing the World, 4.6.21

Apr 12, 2021

On April 6, China Institute hosted our second episode of Getting to Zero, a new series exploring the pledges by China and the U.S. to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions. As the two greatest emitters of carbon, their environmental and economic policies have the power to either save or destroy the planet. This episode focused […]

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Supporting Conversation Over Conflict

Apr 1, 2021

Since 1926, China Institute (CI) has been the leading organization educating Americans about China in the belief that cross-cultural knowledge can lead to greater understanding. Today we join with other Chinese and AAPI communities across the country, united against discrimination and violence. We are neighbors, colleagues, family, friends, and we all share the same dreams. […]

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