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

U.S. & CHINA: A Symposium on Communities, Cultural Participation, and Policy

All day
Through October 24, 2018
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Oct. 23

In addition to being a driver of economic development, the arts are recognized as playing an important role in social development in China and the U.S.: how, when, where, and why are arts/culture being used as community-building resources? How effective are participatory public arts programs in promoting meaningful community connections and interactions?