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Past Events: California
The Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies presents a colloquium talk with Emily Mokros, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center, and Nicolas Tackett, a professor of history at UC Berkeley.
The Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies presents a colloquium talk with Michael Meyer on his book The Road the Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up.
Started in 2016, the Future of Asia Conferences bring together influential voices from both sides of the Pacific to look at the opportunities and challenges in the world’s most rapidly growing continent.
The Huntington Library will be hosting an afternoon of traditional Chinese music highlighting classical Chinese string instruments. The program includes solos by Meiye Ma on pipa, Hejia Gao on guzheng, and Yunhe Liang on erhu, as well as works performed by the Spring Thunder Music Ensemble.
The Huntington will host a lecture by Richard Pegg, Asian art curator of the private MacLean Collection in Chicago, who will discuss the similarities and differences in representations of space, both real and imagined, in early modern maps created in China, Korea, and Japan.
The exhibition is inspired by the Bay Area’s significant role in the development of modern transoceanic trade and the Chinese Culture Center’s unique site between San Francisco’s Financial District and Chinatown. (Exhibition dates: June 8 - August 8, 2017)
These two programs are dedicated to celebrating Chinese American filmmakers who were born in China. They will kick off the Los Angeles Shorts International Film Festival 2017.
Dr. Henry Kissinger said that President Nixon "created a set of international policies whose main outlines survive to this day." One of the most important is triangulation; by improving relations with China, the U.S. carved out favorable negotiating positions with the Soviet Union --- while improving relations with both countries.