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The Power of “No” in Buddhist China: Refusal and Achievement in the Lives of the Monk-Artists Kuncan (1612-ca. 1675) and Hongyi (1880-1942)

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Raoul Birnbaum on the importance of two Buddhist monks and the importance of refusal

Colette Fu: We Are Tiger People

Artist talk and opening reception for new exhibit of Colette Fu's series of pop-up books, drawing on her tribal Chinese heritage and chronicling the 25 ethnic minorities of Yunnan Province, China

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.

May Fourth: An Incident. A Movement. A Revolution?

What impacts and legacies has the May Fourth revolutionary movement brought to the American and Chinese intellectuals? After a century passed, is it still relevant today?  

Looking at State-Society Relations in China through the Lens of Homeowners’ Association Movements

University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China hosts a talk with Chen Lei on the government reaction to homeowner protests in China.

Human Rights Treaties, Customary International Human Rights Law and Effects in Chinese Law

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania presents a lecture with James Zhaojie Li.

Faces of Immigration: Undocumented Asians in America

Asia Society of Northern California presents a discussion with young activists, grassroots leaders, and legal experts to examine this complex and timely subject.

Human Rights in Xinjiang: Recent Developments

Congressional-Executive Commission on China presents a one-day conference on recent developments of human rights in China's Xinjiang region.

Critical Issues Confronting China

The Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk on the critical issues that China will face in the upcoming years.