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Second “Rule of Law Enlightenment” Workshop: New Light on Legalism

In the spirit of bringing together leading historians and scholars to shed a new light on Legalism, this event was jointly sponsored by China pre-Qin History Society, School of Chinese Classics at Renmin University of China and UChicago Center in Beijing.
April 20, 2022

Following UChicago on Chinese Social Media

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing has been always been committed to advancing the global profile of the University in China. By providing timely information about the developments of the University through various media platforms and solid support for the University’s engagement with China, the Center has successfully strengthened its outreach efforts during the pandemic. Its communications to the local community have created intended impact among students, faculty, alumni, parents, friends and partners. The pandemic has made communications more difficult, but also more valuable.

We invite you to follow us on social media platforms, which we hope will provide a new channel of exchange.
March 17, 2022

A Greeting from Incoming University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos

In a greeting to the UChicago community, Paul Alivisatos describes how the University inspired him as a College student and shares his ambitions as its 14th president.
March 5, 2021

Video Recording of Webinar on Cross Currents: Contemporary Art from New Delhi to Beijing

How does contemporary art intersect with South, Southeast, and East Asia? How is it defined and contested across these regions? How do new geographic formations and constellations—global to region to state—provide alternative methodologies for studying contemporary art? “Cross Currents: Contemporary Art from New Delhi to Beijing” brings together scholars and artists throughout Asia to discuss these pressing contemporary issues. This webinar assembles curators from East, Southeast, and South Asia to deliberate on how the art scenes from each region inform new understandings of the global and the contemporary in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and our post-COVID futures.  
February 27, 2021

Center in Beijing welcomes College students with two special activities

Following a relatively inactive year, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing welcomed UChicago college students with a guided tour activity at the Forbidden City on November 13. As many students choose to take their classes online this quarter, the Center in Beijing will be organizing different activities for Beijing-based undergraduate students to connect and get to know each other, building a small college community in Beijing.
November 23, 2020

University of Chicago Center in Beijing successfully holds its first in-person event of 2020

Its first in-person event of 2020, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing successfully hosted a parent reception for incoming Harris School of Public Policy students on September 19. Abiding by University health and safety guidelines, the Center welcomed 16 guests to its space to listen to Harris staff speak on Zoom, along with 46 other online participants.
September 23, 2020

An Overview for Students Returning to Campus

Expectations and Guidelines for Autumn Quarter
September 17, 2020

3rd Annual Global Health Executive Training Program

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Monday, October 19, 2020
September 10, 2020

Continuing Support for International Students

Members of the international community at the University of Chicago have had to confront many difficulties in recent months, ranging from travel restrictions related to COVID-19 to government actions affecting immigrants and visitors to the United States. We are writing to reaffirm, in the strongest terms, our University’s continuing commitment to welcoming and supporting scholars, students and staff from all parts of the world.
July 11, 2020

Peking University & University of Chicago International Policy Action Lab 2020 Officially Launches

On the evening of Jul. 5th, Beijing local time, the opening ceremony of International Policy Action Lab (IPAL), a summer program held by the cooperation of Peking University and the University of Chicago, convenes virtually on Zoom platform. The ceremony marks the official initiation of this international program that has been striving to provide students around the world with professional knowledge and practical research skill for many years.
July 10, 2020