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LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Is Lying Contagious? Spatial Diffusion of Agricultural “Satellites” During China’s Great Leap Forward

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Hongwei Xu on Agricultural Satellites during the Great Leap Forward.

Grand finale to Pacific Asia Museum’s 2012 Chinese Culture Sundays

Please join the Pacific Asia Museum for its “Chinese Culture Sundays” presented by MetLife Foundation. This new event series is free and open to the public with opportunities to explore Chinese art and culture through workshops, performances and presentations.

Reawakening the Emperor's Private Paradise

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts presents a talk on the conservation of the Qianlong Garden.

Logic of Constructing and Maintaining the Grand Canal in North China: Jining's Water Conservancy Projects, 1289-1855

The Harvard-Yenching Institute will host Sun Jinghao, a professor from Zhejiang University's School of Humanities, for a public talk.

The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver

Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.

Altered Landscapes: Golf Course Development in China

China-based photojournalist Ryan Pyle will present photos and information on golf course development on Hainan Island focusing on the environmental impacts and governance challenges at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC.

China Institute

This two-week institute on China will focus on Chinese philosophy, history and cultural traditions and contemporary issues concerning the environment, politics and socio-economic development.

Screening: The Chinese Mayor

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a screening of the documentary The Chinese Mayor that tells to story of Datong mayor Geng Yanbo as he tries to transform one of China's most polluted cities.

Feeding Frenzy: China, Africa, and the 'Great Land Grab'

USC Dornsife's Center for International Studies presents a talk by Deborah Brautigam on the affairs of China in the African continent