Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Summer International Relations: Beijing
Summer study abroad in China for IR and language.
This summer program is ideal for students interested in learning about international relations from Chinese and global perspectives. Students take one area studies course per session (taught in English), and can also learn communicative Chinese. Students attend courses at Minzu University of China (MUC), taught by CIEE adjunct faculty from MUC, Peking University, or other Beijing universities. (Founded in 1951, MUC welcomes faculty and students from China’s 56 ethnic groups. The university includes of 10 colleges, and has ties with prominent universities in North America and Europe.) Students also participate in classes, activities, and gatherings at the CIEE Study Center space at nearby Peking University.
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Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.