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Recap: Pieces of China (S4, E1): Melinda Liu on the Imperial Kilns, 9.9.21

Sep 10, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Our Season 4 premiere featured Melinda Liu, Beijing Bureau Chief for Newsweek, revealing a lesser […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E14): Rose Niu on Naxi Culture—and China’s Growing Passion for Nature, 8.5.21

Aug 5, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 14 featured Rose Niu who explored the Naxi people of Lijiang, who […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E13): Clarissa Wei on the Pickle Jar, 6.24.21

Jun 28, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. This episode was also part of our Food & Ideas Festival. Season 3, Episode 13 […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E12): Carolyn Phillips on the Wok, 6.2.21

Jun 3, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 12 was a delicious introduction to China Institute’s Food & Ideas Festival! […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E11): Janet Yang on Art and Chinese Cinema, 5.27.21

May 27, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 11 introduced lucky participants to filmmaker Janet Yang, who was in Beijing […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E10): Aurelia Campbell on the Yongle Emperor, 5.6.21

May 10, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 10 brought participants back in time to the ruling period of 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 […]

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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 […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E7): Ben Wang on Qi Baishi’s Chicks, 3.25.21

Mar 31, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 7 explores one of the most revered masters of Chinese painting, Qi […]

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Recap: Pieces of China (S3, E6): Derek Sandhaus on Baijiu (白酒), China’s Fiery Alcohol, 3.11.21

Mar 15, 2021

Pieces of China is an online series using objects to tell the story of China. Season 3, Episode 5 explores the distilled spirit known as “Baijiu,” 白酒,developed by the Ming […]

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