Past Events: 2019

Alumni Event: Fountain of Youth

2:00–4:30 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

May
25

如何运用芝加哥大学1912年诺贝尔奖得主 Dr. Alexis Carrel 的〈异时共生〉理论与技术,利用现代最新医学方法,临床实现逆转人体老化或器官功能的现象。
Dr. Carrel 因发明了血管缝合技术而获得1912年诺贝尔生理医学奖 ,对后来的人体器官移植影响深远。Dr. Carrel 进行的〈异时共生〉实验,利用血管缝合技术,将年轻与老的老鼠血管接在一起,一周后发现老的老鼠变年轻,年轻的老鼠变老。之后,他更将鸡的心脏组织放在培养液,在体外存活达32年之久。本次芝大医学博士潘扶适医师演讲,即拆解Dr. Carrel的理论与技术,化为现代科学可行的步骤,并在临床上获得验证。


This meeting invited many leading Chinese scientists and hematologist/oncologists in the field of cellular therapy and cancer treatment to share academic ideas and promote international collaboration between the Chinese investigators and the faculties at UCMC.


UChicago Medicine China Forum 2019 - Innovations in Cancer Treatment

3:00–6:30 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

May
17

We cordially invite you to UChicago Medicine China Forum 2019 on May 17th. Throughout the forum, we are going to introduce recent updates and clinical innovation from UChicago Medicine.
我们诚挚地邀请您参加将于5月17日在芝加哥大学北京中心举办的芝加哥大学医学中心2019年中国论坛。活动中,我们将分享芝大医学中心的近况和临床创新成果。


ACT Art/Chinese Medicine/Technics

All day
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

May
12

ACT, or “Art, Chinese Medicine, Technics,” is a multi-disciplinary conference at the Beijing Center that gathered on Sunday, May 12. Proposed by an artist who is also an acupuncturist (Michelle Lewis-King), an anthropologist who is also a philosopher (Lili Lai), and a biologist who is also an art curator (Jo Wei), this workshop conjoined fields that are seldom considered together. A keynote speech by philosopher Yuk Hui sought to pluralize the notion of technology, seeking to identify differences in technical practice that might arise from closer attention to Asian theories both ancient and modern. Other philosophers added their thoughtful critiques of technological and metaphysical universalism (Wang Min’an, Li Tong, Chen Huaiyuan). Chinese medicine practitioners and scholars discussed the philosophical roots of technical medical practice (Liang Rong, Zhang Qicheng, Colin Garon). And artists presented experiments that worked through technology to change our perceptions of space, time, bodies, and nature (Michelle Lewis-King, Jo Wei, Guo Chunning). The lively conversations that took place on May 12 are only a beginning. We are only just inventing the art of reconsidering how Chinese medicine and philosophy can contribute to “the era of deep technologization” (Li Tong’s phrase). And we expect conversations across disparate fields, begun during the ACT workshop, will continue.


Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

7:00–9:00 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

May
2

May 2, 2019.  University of Chicago College Admissions Information Session.


The First Chinese Annual Women and Children’s Radiology Congress

All day
Through April 28, 2019
Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

Begins
Apr. 26

The First Chinese Annual Women and Children’s Radiology Congress and the Sixth Shanghai Pediatric Imaging Summit took place on April 25-28th, 2019 in Shanghai, China. This meeting was attended by over 300 radiologists, with representation from three international countries. Dr. Dengbin Wang and his colleagues were the gracious hosts and organizers for this event. Dr. Deepa Sheth, a breast radiologist, and Dr. Gini Fleming, a medical oncologist, were invited from University of Chicago Medicine to attend and participate in the meeting.


Kingship and Compassion: The Paradox of Jayavarman VII, Emperor of Angkor by Professor Alan Kolata
王权与慈悲:芝加哥大学教授Alan Kolata讲述带领吴哥王朝走向鼎盛的国王阇耶跋摩七世


Wen Fang Exhibition Opening and Roundtable

3:30–6:00 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Apr.
21

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing proudly presents the Exhibition of Wen Fang on April 21, 2019. 


The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago is seeking applications from doctoral candidates in Chinese art history from the United States, Europe, and Asia for the third University of Chicago/Getty Dissertation Workshop in Chinese Art History, funded by the Getty Foundation as part of its “Connecting Art Histories” initiative.


International Symposium on Safety of Vulnerable Road Users

All day
Through March 26, 2019
Empark Grand Hotel

Begins
Mar. 25

The Independent Council for Road Safety International (ICoRSI) meeting in China marks the third year in Changsha.


Harris School Reception for Admitted Students

7:00–9:00 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Mar.
22

Harris School held a reception at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing to welcome recently admitted students in the Beijing area.


Paulson Institute: Business Opportunities for Climate Action

All day
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Mar.
15

The Paulson Institute and China Center for International Economic Exchange hosted a half-day knowledge-sharing workshop on the Business Opportunities for Climate Action at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing.


Begins
Mar. 9

The University of Chicago Center for the Art of East Asia, Zhejiang University Center for Buddhist Art, and  the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University will jointly organize this conference to further look at the Ming Dynasty Zhihua Temple's position in the broader picture of the Ming-Qing Buddhist Monastic art and culture.


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.


Climate Activists with Global Vision Series Talk Ⅲ

6:30–8:30 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Jan.
21

A New Era of Climate Negotiation: The Process Driven by Diverse Participants
气候谈判新时代——多元化参与者推动谈判进


University of Chicago Center in Beijing Open House

2:00–4:00 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Jan.
19

Join us for an open house at the Center in Beijing on Saturday, January 19, 2019. 


The Practice and Vision of Alternative Education in Contemporary China

9:00 am–12:00 pm
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Jan.
12

Audience gathers to hear presentations on a range of topics, given by practitioners of alternative or non-mainstream education in China.


Measuring Progress in China’s “War on Pollution”蓝天保卫战:进展和未来

2:30 pm–4:45 am
University of Chicago Center in Beijing

Jan.
10

A Special Event to Introduce the Air Quality Life Index and a New Research Partnership Between The University of Chicago and The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. 
分享“空气质量寿命指数”研究成果,见证芝加哥大学与中国科学院大学未来科研合作


From Xi’an to Dunhuang: Following Buddhist Traces in Medieval China
Summer 2019