Drawn from the museum’s outstanding collection of later-period Chinese jade objects, this exhibition will focus on carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature. For both sculptor and viewer, landscape imagery illustrates an understanding of the inseparability of oneself from the surrounding world, where the journey through the mountains is symbolic to the path to an immortal realm.
Gain deeper understanding and appreciation, expand your knowledge base, and reconsider some ideas you might already have about Islam through this continuing academic lecture series. The University of Chicago’s Center for East Asian Studies joins the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago and the library as a co-sponsor of this lecture.
In the elegant Loggia, echoes of our building’s history linger in limestone walls, stately pillars and the ornate ceiling. Now, a cutting-edge art installation transforms one corner of the space: Porcelain letters and fragments of Chinese characters, suspended in midair, mingle in a silent symphony of symbols, open to interpretation and a new reading.
Danny Russel seeks to provide actionable advisement and recommendations for China and host countries on the structure and implementation of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects that incorporate environmental, social, and governance safeguards in alignment with international standards
World Affairs Council of Orange County presents a public talk and luncheon with former assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs, Daniel R. Russel.
Please join the CSIS Simon Chair in Political Economy at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 4, for keynote remarks by Norman R. Augustine, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin, former Undersecretary of the Army, and current member of advisory boards to the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Energy, followed by an expert panel discussion on balancing national security concerns with research competitiveness.