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EPIC Forms New Research Collaboration with the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

The new joint institute will support a wide range of areas of interest between Chinese researchers and faculty from the University of Chicago focused on energy and environmental issues and policies. To mark the announcement, representatives of the University of Chicago and UCAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at a joint event in Beijing.
January 11, 2019

UChicago to build expanded Center in Paris designed by Studio Gang 芝大巴黎中心扩建,甘建筑工作室操刀

The University of Chicago will expand its presence in Paris through the construction of a new building designed by Studio Gang, growing opportunities for education, research and scholarly engagement across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
January 7, 2019

Women Scholars Held Reading Group Meeting of 2019 at the Beijing Center

On January 3, women scholars from Beijing Normal University, Central University of Finance and Economics, China Academy of Social Sciences, Peking University, and Remin University of China, held their first reading group meeting of 2019 at the University of Chicago Beijing Center.
January 4, 2019

Professor Justin Yifu Lin, PhD’86, led the INET-INSE Joint Conference on New Structural Economics

University of Chicago alumnus Justin Yifu Lin, Dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University, co-organized the conference with INET.  Roger Myerson, Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Economics from the University of Chicago and other speakers from China and abroad discussed topics on new structural economics as well as 40 years of Chinese economic transformation and philosophical traditions in economics.  The conference attracted more than 80 researchers and participants.
December 14, 2018

Alumni and Friends Gather to Celebrate the Chinese Translation of Dean Boyer’s Book

The Center in Beijing followed the much-anticipated opening of the Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex, Francis and Rose Yuen Campus with a smaller-but-still-exciting event of its own: the official book launch for the recently translated Chinese edition of Dean John Boyer’s University of Chicago: A History.
December 4, 2018

A Lovely Day in Tanzhesi for the Beijing Civilizations Study Abroad Students

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Beijing Civilizations study abroad program participants ventured to Tanzhesi on a trip organized by the Center’s faculty director, Professor Judith Farquhar. 
November 8, 2018

University of Chicago Center in Beijing Receives a U.S. Congressional Delegation

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted a delegation of U.S. congressional staff members for a tour of the facilities and roundtable discussion on study abroad and inter-institutional collaboration in China. 
October 30, 2018

University of Chicago Set to Hold the 2018 U.S.-China Forum

The 2018 U.S.-China Forum, an annual event that brings scholars and experts together to discuss pressing issues relevant to both countries, will be held on the University of Chicago campus on November 1 and 2, 2018.
October 9, 2018

Beijing Harper Lecture with Professor Lorraine Daston

On September 27, 2018, Professor Lorraine Daston gave the 2018 Beijing Harper Lecture, entitled “Big Calculation and Algorithmic Intelligence,” at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing.
September 30, 2018

UChicago Unveils New Hong Kong Campus

The University of Chicago has opened the doors of its new Hong Kong campus, which is operating on a limited basis until the full opening scheduled for November 2018.
September 28, 2018