Upcoming Events

Through vibrant and diverse activities that represent all of the graduate divisions, professional schools, and the College of the University of Chicago, the Center in Beijing builds upon the University’s long-standing and growing engagement with Chinese scholars and institutions.  Programming at the Center in Beijing includes:

  • Conferences and workshops to promote the sharing of ideas among scholars, policy makers, and business leaders from China, the United States, and beyond
  • Lectures and events to engage scholars, alumni, and the public
  • Professional development programs for Chinese and regional executives, government officials, and practitioners
  • Student Programs for University of Chicago undergraduates including programs in East Asian Civilizations and intensive language studies, and a spring social sciences quarter in globalization and China’s development

Mar.
7

With the future of public health insurance subsidies in the United States and many countries in flux, gauging the effects of public insurance on health care spending, financial security, and physical and mental health is crucial. Such effects are notoriously hard to assess, however, because there are many differences between uninsured and insured populations that may affect health.
 
Dean Baicker and colleagues used a rare opportunity to conduct a randomized, controlled evaluation of the effects of the US Medicaid program on a wide range of outcomes. Dean Baicker will present recent findings from this and other studies to shed light on the likely effects of changes in health policy.


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

All day
Through June 22, 2019
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Begins
Jun. 21

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.