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The University of Chicago Center in Beijing provides a physical presence to enhance and strengthen the University’s traditionally strong ties to Chinese thought and culture. Building upon more than a century of collaboration between scholars from Chicago and China, the Center in Beijing enables the University to expand existing activities and form new alliances and partnerships with universities, businesses, medical centers, policy groups, government agencies, and cultural organizations in China. About us

Hundreds Attend Laboratory Schools’ Centennial Colloquium on Dewey: Then and Now

On the afternoon of Thursday, May 2, UChicago Professor and Nobel laureate James Heckman, whose groundbreaking work on the benefits of early childhood education has helped shaped the field, spoke to an audience from around the world—among them, high schoolers who a year ago had traveled to the very types of rural Chinese communities that Professor Heckman's work is focusing on. For those high schoolers—some of whom were Chinese nationals from Beijing—seeing those rural schools changed their understanding of the world.
May 13, 2019

Admissions Events at the Center in Beijing

Over the extended May 1 holiday, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing provided support for a College Admissions information session, as well as a two-day conference for college application counselors from high schools throughout China.
May 7, 2019

Wen Fang Art Exhibit: Opening

On April 21 the Center in Beijing hosted a gala opening for our 2019 art exhibit in the Steve Sun Gallery. The exhibit includes three major works by the Paris-trained, Beijing-based artist Wen Fang, and also incorporated two video presentations.
April 22, 2019


Call for Abstracts: Asia as Action: Scaling Ethnography of the Everyday

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing is inviting graduate students and emerging scholars to participate in a graduate student conference to consider the meaning and politics of “Asia” in everyday contexts.
February 20, 2019

2019 Summer Institute in Law and Economics: Regulation of Consumer Markets

Study the Field of Law and Economics at its Birthplace
The eighth annual Summer Institute Program is designed for international faculty, with courses to help you integrate law and economics into teaching and research.
January 16, 2019