Maura Dykstra talks about why and how she founded the Chinese Studies Colloquium, a forum entirely organized and run by graduate students.
Zhang Li, a visiting PhD student from Peking University since September 2009, speaks about what brought her to UCLA and what she has discovered here.
Chinese Vice Minister of Health Dr. Wang Guoqiang and a six-person delegation on a four-day U.S. trip chose UCLA as the only academic medical center to visit to learn how traditional Chinese medicine and integrative medicine are practiced as a new health care model in this country.
Hosted by PKU-UCLA JRI, June 14-15 2010, and jointly sponsored by National Science Foundation and National Natural Science Foundation of China
In keynote remarks delivered at a May conference at UCLA on relations between China and the rest of the world, former White House Chief of Staff and Center for American Progress CEO John Podesta reflects on China's foreign relations with regard to environmental and other issues.
The history of power transitions and conventional theories of international relations don't tell us much about the systemic effects of China's rise. Too much has changed, explains Stephen Krasner of Stanford University. Krasner gave opening remarks at a May conference at UCLA on relations between China and the rest of the world.
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies announces the awarding of research grants in Taiwan Studies for 2010-11. Congratulations to awardees IRENA CRONIN (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures) and ANTHONY ESTES (Department of Anthropology).
A public lecture by Ivan Szelenyi, Yale University, Sociology.
The fundamental question of whether China is on the path to becoming a responsible stakeholder in world affairs or acting as a revisionist superpower was put to a prestigious group of China scholars from universities and think tanks across the country. Watch video of the keynote address by John Podesta, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress.
The first annual mini-symposium of the UCLA-Peking University Joint Research Institute in Science and Engineering (JRI) was held in CNSI, UCLA on May 6-7, 2010.
On Sunday, April 25, at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on campus, UCLA Professor Richard Baum will participate in a discussion on "China: The Next Super Power? with three other panelists. Baum is the author, most recently, of "China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom" (University of Washington, 2010). The discussion on Sunday will take place at noon in Young Hall CS 50.
2009 Sammy Yukuan Lee Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Art delivered by James A. Benn,McMaster University.
To write a sweeping new study of China's ramped-up engagement with African governments, "The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa," Deborah Brautigam of American University had to set aside most of what Chinese and Western media said on the subject.
Without measures to stimulate consumption in China, such a move won't help, writes Calla Wiemer, who is a visiting scholar at UCLA's Center for Chinese Studies and a visiting associate professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College.
Maura Dykstra received a pre-dissertation fellowship from the Asia Institute in 2008 to study in Shanghai through the UCLA-East China National University (ECNU) graduate exchange program.
China's rise as a global power will change world politics and culture, not just the economy, argues Martin Jacques in a new book. To look ahead, start by understanding the difference between a nation-state and a civilization-state.
Podcast of public lecture by Pei-kai Cheng, Chinese Civilisation Centre, City University of Hong Kong
The coming three years may be the best chance for mainland Chinese and Taiwanese leaders to settle their differences, says former Taiwanese Foreign Minister Hung-mao Tien.
Fudan Scholarly Translation Workshop in Shanghai was sponsored by the UCLA Confucius Institute and was designed to teach the general principles of translation and to help students with their graduate research.
Broadway Elementary School (Venice, California) to open a Mandarin Academy
UCLA alumna Anna Chi became a filmmaker after an initial love of literature and writing was curtailed by an order from China's Communist Party for her to work as a film editor and after friends coaxed her to move to the United States, a country she was taught as China's enemy.
For 30 years Lothar von Falkenhausen has observed changes in China over two very different time scales, one of them measured in millennia.
Chaohua Wang will participate in the June 11 Ph.D. hooding ceremony for UCLA's Graduate Division, after completing graduate studies that were unexpectedly interrupted by the uprising that held China's, and the world's, attention for a month and a half.
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