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

University of Chicago Beijing Civilizations Program

Through December 7, 2019
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Sep. 27

Ten-week study abroad program brings a group of University of Chicago undergraduate students to experience Chinese culture, society, and history in Beijing.

Harris School of Public Policy Information Session

All day
Through October 29, 2019

Oct. 14


Distinguished Lecture - The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

7:00–8:00 pm
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing


Please join us in a lecture with University of Chicago Professor of Political Science John Mearsheimer on why U.S. Foreign Policy after the Cold War was doomed to fail.

The International Workshop on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, organized by the Center for Parkinson's Disease (PD) and Movement Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery of the University of Chicago Medicine, in conjunction with the Department of Neurology, Beijing Hospital, will be held in Beijing on October 26, 2019.