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Global Health: How China Impacts the World

Dr. Yanzhong Huang and Dr. Desmond Thio will discuss the intersections between health, climate change, environment, and economic interests. As China grapples with these challenges, what are the implications for the United States and the rest of the world?

Buddhist Medicine in Crosscultural Translation: Disease, Healing, and the Body in the Chinese Tripitaka

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania presents a lecture with Pierce Salguero.

Webinar: COVID-19 and Taiwan’s Role in Global Governance

This virtual seminar presented by the Global Taiwan Institute will feature an opening statement by Taiwan's Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-Chien followed by a panel discussion on how the United States and Taiwan are cooperating to combat COVID-19, the “Taiwan Model” versus the “China Model,” and implications of the pandemic for global governance.

Felix Wemheur, "Food Politics and Hunger in Maoist China (1953-1963)"

The Fairbank Center hosts Yomi Braester as he examines recent visual media practices, from traditional painting scrolls to state-of-the-art digital screens, and shows their collusion in the commodification of Chinaʼs cityscapes.

Introduction to the Asian Area and the Chinese Medicinal Herb Garden

UC Berkeley presents a lecture and tour of the Chinese Medicinal Herb Garden.

Book Launch: "A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives”

Tibet House presents monk Thupten Jinpa speaking about his book, "A FEARLESS HEART: How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives".

Becoming Alternative? Modern Transformations of Chinese Medicine in China and in the United States

Join Professor Charlotte Furth for a discussion modern Chinese medicine and its impact in China and the U.S.

China's 'Leftover' Women and the End of the One-Child Policy

Cornell University East Asia Program hosts a talk with Leta Hong Fincher about her new book on state-sponsored gender inequality in China.

Combating HIV/AIDS in China

David Ho, Irene Diamond, and Andrew Nathan will discuss HIV/AIDS in China at Columbia University.

Guan Xinbing ‘Officials’ Heartache’: Depression, Bureaucracy, and Therapeutic Governance in China

This talk addresses the Chinese phenomenon of guan xinbing “officials’ heartache,” with particular emphasis on the media’s representations of “officials’ suicides” since 2009.

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Events

January 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

February 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

Scott Rozelle discusses his new book that looks at the stark contrast between China's rural and urban populations.