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Panel Discussion for Entrepreneurship and CU 2017 New Student Send-off Gathering Held on July, 16th 2017

July 16, 2017
On July 16, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing successfully held a panel discussion on entrepreneurship. Five Columbia alumni were invited to join the panel including Anna Fang-Hamm, Tianyi Tony Jiang, Yingnan David Zhu, Bing Wu and Jun Andrew Hu.

First Public Release of V. K. Wellington Koo’s Archive of Personal Papers: Exhibition and Symposium Held at CBC丨Beijing on July, 14th 2017

July 14, 2017
On July 14, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and the Institute of Modern History of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences jointly hosted the exhibition and symposium: First Public Release of V. K. Wellington Koo's Archive of Personal Papers. The event is aimed to retrospect V. K. Wellington Koo and his legendary life and to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the July 7th incident.

Panel Discussion about the Fate of the Planet by Professors from the CU Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory on July, 8th 2017

July 08, 2017
The scientific panel discussion, titled "The Earth Cannot be Silenced: Columbia Climate Research and the Fate of the Planet," was successfully held at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing on July 8, as an event of "Columbia Beijing Summer" Experience Columbia in Beijing series.

Prof. Wei Shang, Leng Shuang and Poetess Zhai Yongming Talked about Chinese New Poetry on July, 7th 2017 in Beijing

July 07, 2017
“If there exists an era for long poems, it must be today’s era.”

Concert and Conversation by GAO Weijie, GAO Ping Ft. Zhai Yongming and Xiaoma in Beijing, July 5th 2017

July 05, 2017
On July 5, two generations of musicians - composer GAO Weijie and composer/pianist GAO Ping, along with countertenor XIAO Ma and poet ZHAI Yongming visited Columbia Global Centers | Beijing to join an event of "Columbia Beijing Summer" arts series.

Lecture about Sustainable Urbanization and Prospects for “New Area” Held on July, 3rd 2017

July 03, 2017
On July 3, Weiping Wu, Professor and Director of Urban Planning Program, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University shared her thoughts and

Public Talk and Panel Discussion about Creative Labor and Economies of Trash by Director Liang Jiuliang on July, 2nd 2017

July 02, 2017
My friend once said if only Chinese media wasn’t restricted. Then I asked him: ‘let’s say we were free of control now and you were the big boss of the New York Times, which one would you choose, money or truth?’ He was shocked and said the answer would still be money.” This was an example raised by Li Tuo, writer and critic, in the panel on “documenting creative labor and the environment in today’s China in an era of global capital.”

A Dialogue with Producer Ren Jie about Chinese Film Industry at CBC丨Beijing on June, 26th 2017

June 26, 2017
On June 26, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invited REN Jie, an experienced Chinese producer to speak about the history and the transformation of Chinese film industry, from state ownership to marketization.

Columbia Lion Lunch on Family Consumption Evolution in China Held on June 26th, 2017 in Shanghai

June 26, 2017
On June 26th, Columbia Lion Lunch, hosted by Columbia Alumni Association Shanghai, had a panel discussion on "How shifts in the way China's families spend their money are reshaping markets around the world?"

Prof. Jane Gaines Lectured on Chinese Movies in Beijing on June, 24th 2017

June 24, 2017
On June 24, Professor Jane Gaines from Film Department at Columbia University was invitied to deliver a public lecture on how to make Chinese cinema great again at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.

Yangshik Tso Talked about Tibetan Art and Music at CGC丨Beijing on June, 23rd 2017

June 23, 2017
On June 23, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invited the well-known Tibetan female singer and actress Yangshik Tso to share her experiences in her performing career with Columbia 'Global Scholars Program' students and other audiences.

Columbia Engineering Panel Discussion Held in Beijing on June, 23rd 2017

June 23, 2017
On June 23, Dean Mary Boyce, from The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science of Columbia University, and three leading Columbia Engineering Professors Shih-Fu Chang, Jingyue Ju, and Yuan Yang visited Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.

Dr. LIU Yishi Lecture on the Construction of New Beijing Held on June 13th, 2017 in Beijing

June 13, 2017
On June 13, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invited Dr. LIU Yishi from School of Architecture, Tsinghua University to deliver a public lecture on the construction of "new

Info Session about Columbia Business School Held on June, 1st 2017 at CBC丨Beijing

June 01, 2017
On June 1st, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing successfully hosted an information session about Columbia Business School. More than 110 individuals arrived on the scene along with

Columbia University and China Baotou Steel Launched U.S.-China EcoPartnership Joint-Venture on May 25th, 2017

May 25, 2017
“The U.S.-China EcoPartnership Opening Ceremony and Press Conference” was successfully held at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing by China Baotou Steel (Group) and

Prof. Capon and Prof. Zheng Talked about Marketing at CBC丨Beijing, May, 17th 2017

May 17, 2017
Professor Capon is a world-famous master of marketing and account management. Over the past years, he has cultivated thousands of entrepreneurs and senior managers. This year he

Prof. Ben Liebman and Prof. Rachel Stern Lecture on "Big Data and Future of Litigation", Held on May, 16th 2017

May 16, 2017
On May 16, two leading scholars in the field of law, Professor Benjamin L. Liebman and Professor Rachel Stern, were invited to speak at a public lecture titled

Deanna Kuhn Lecture and New Book Signing Event Held on May 15th, 2017 at CBC丨Beijing

May 15, 2017
“In America, the term ‘argue’ even has a connotation of ‘fight,’ and children then will use arguments to argue and come up with reasons,” said

Hu Shih Exhibition Vol 2 Held on April, 22nd 2017 at CBC in Beijing

April 22, 2017
On April 22, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing held the second public lecture for the exhibition of “Hu Shih in the Intellectual History of the 20th Century in China.”

“New York, Columbia, and I." Salon Series Held on April, 16th 2017 at CGC丨Beijing

April 16, 2017
On April 16, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing successfully held the second event of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing Salon Series, themed on “New York, Columbia, and

First TC Alumni Gathering Event Held on April 5th, 2017 at CGC丨Beijing

April 05, 2017
On April 5, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Columbia University Teachers College Alumni Association of China, Beijing jointly held the very first TC alumni gathering event

Wujie Art Exhibition and Arts Lecture Series Held on March 25th, 2017 at CGC丨Beijing

March 25, 2017
On March 25, CGC | Beijing and No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition jointly held the third event of the 2017 Art Exhibition Arts Lecture Series.

The Very First Event of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing Salon Series Held on March 19

March 19, 2017
On March 19, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Hireading Club jointly held the very first event of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing Salon Series – a book panel

CIFLTE Teacher Training Programs Workshop Held on March 17

March 17, 2017
On March 17, the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) of Columbia University Teachers College held a workshop for its two teacher training programs

Opening Ceremony for CU Chinese Alumnus Hu Shih's Exhibition Held on March 11

March 11, 2017
On March 11, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, joined with the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of Peking University and Peking University Library, hosted an opening

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing Held 2016 Christmas Alumni Gathering

December 26, 2016
   On Dec 24th, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing held the 2016 Christmas Alumni Gathering, which was joined by nearly one hundred alumni from fourteen schools

Panel Discussion: What’s After President-Elect Donald Trump?

December 28, 2016
Panel Discussion: What's After President-Elect Donald Trump?   The result of the 2016 presidential election in which Mr. Donald Trump became the president-elect

President Bollinger and Dean Becker Attending Panel Discussion with CAFA Artisits: Challenge of Art Education in the New Age

November 10, 2016
On November 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Columbia University School of the Arts and the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), host a panel titled

Opening up life to endless possibilities is a wise and practical advice from David Madigan

November 10, 2016
Opening up life to endless possibilities is a wise and practical advice from David Madigan, Executive Vice-President for Arts & Sciences, and Dean of Faculty at Columbia

Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health: To Invest in Health is Key to Addressing the Aging

November 04, 2016
Recently, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Fudan University’s School of Public Health hosted a three-day summit with scientists, policy makers

Kuo Ping Wen - Scholar, Reformer, Statesman- A book panel and signing event

October 04, 2016
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, in partnership with Teachers College, Columbia Confucius Institute, and Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, hosted a book panel and signing event for

Experts look for new ways for elderly to contribute after retirement

October 28, 2016
Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Fudan University’s School of Public Health hosted a three-day summit "The Columbia-Fudan Global Summit

Linda. P. Fried, the Dean of Mailman School of Public Health,Columbia University, accepted the interview from ICS (the International Channel of Shanghai)

October 28, 2016
 Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Fudan University’s School of Public Health hosted a three-day summit "The Columbia-Fudan Global

David Madigan visited Beijing on October 24th and 25th

October 24, 2016
David Madigan's visit Beijing on October 24th and 25th, gave speeches and had interviews.

Columbia University School of Professional Studies Programs – Information Session Held Successfully

October 24, 2016
 On October 24, Columbia University School of Professional Studies successfully held an information session in Columbia Global Center | Beijing. David Madigan, Ph.D.,

Columbia University School of Social Work Programs Admissions Information Session and Faculty Lecture in Beijing Held Successfully

October 23, 2016
On October 23rd, Columbia University's School of Social Work successfully held an information session and faculty lecture in Grand Skylight CATIC Hotel Beijing. Dr. Jeanette

Call for Research: Columbia Social Science Research Training Workshop for Chinese High School Students

October 12, 2016
Columbia Social Science Research Training Workshop is looking for research proposals.

José Antonio Ocampo talks about Realizing the Potential of China’s G20 Presidency

July 08, 2016
 José Antonio Ocampo, Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs, and Co-President of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, has

Reception for Parents of 2016 Columbia Chinese newly-admitted students held successfully

August 29, 2016
  On August 29th, Columbia Global Centers | New York and Beijing co-hosted a reception on campus in New York to welcome parents of 2016 Columbia Chinese newly-admitted

Columbia Teachers College held a meeting and happy hour event in Beijing

August 23, 2016
 On August 23, Columbia University Teachers College held a meeting and happy hour event in Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, providing an opportunity for faculty and

“Symposium 2016 Beijing Summer Boot Camp” held successfully with support from Columbia Beijing Center

August 17, 2016
 The Symposium 2016 Beijing Summer Boot Camp held from August 8 to August 14 at the Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University (ESBNU), organized by

“2016 Beijing Energy Week” held successfully with support from Columbia Beijing Center

July 17, 2016
2016 Beijing Energy Week (BEW) was held with great success from July 16- 20 in Beijing. A 4-day-workshop convened at Columbia Global Center | Beijing, Tsinghua University, and other places.The workshop brought together students, leaders from academics and energy practitioners around the world to network and debate the energy and sustainable development agenda. A variety of topics were discussed by renowned speakers, both from China and abroad, regarding global energy policy, oil and gas demand outlook, renewable energy, electricity market, energy project financing, climate change and many other issues.

Beijing Center held a Book Launch and Colloquium entitled “Natural Justice and Equity: Chinese Thought in the Early 20th Century”

July 28, 2016
 Columbia Global Centers | Beijing hosted a Book Launch to celebrate the publication of the first annotated edition of Natural Justice (Tianyi) and Equity (Heng bao), two of

Xinhua News Agency highlighted that U.S. scholars optimistic about China’s ability to achieve 2016 growth target

July 29, 2016
On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth, with the Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG),

Beijing Center hosted an Orientation for newly-admitted undergraduate students

July 21, 2016
 On July 21, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing hosted a New Columbian Welcome Reception. Jackson Tse (CC’15) addressed a group of incoming undergraduate students and

Beijing Center, together with Columbia Teachers College, held an information session and happy hour

July 22, 2016
On Friday, July 22, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing on behalf of Teachers College hosted a Happy Hour for its incoming students. Forty-five people were in attendance, including

Nansong Huang Piano Recital A Great Success

July 21, 2016
 On July 21, a special piano performance was held at the Columbia Global Center | Beijing which showcased talented Columbia University and Juilliard School pianist Nansong

Karl P. Sauvant published an article titled China, the G20 and the international investment regime

May 21, 2016
 Karl P. Sauvant, Resident Senior Fellow at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), has recently published an article titled China, the G20 and the

Columbia School of Social Work held an information session about the Master’s of Social Work program at the Beijing Center

July 14, 2016
Dean Jeanette C. Takamura and Associate Professor Qin Gao from Columbia School of Social Work had an information session about the Master's of Social Work

New Columbian Orientation and Welcome Reception was held with success

July 09, 2016
On July 9, the Beijing Center co-hosted an orientation and welcome reception for newly-enrolled students in partnership with the Columbia University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CUCSSA) and the Columbia Alumni Association of Beijing. CUCSSA representatives advised the new students on how to prepare for their arrival at Columbia, updated on campus news, and gave a quick primer on NYC and the area around campus. Some senior alumni also shared their insights on how to make the most out of life at Columbia, and the new students later met in groups with alumni mentors for in-depth discussions.

G-20 Energy Workshops in Beijing

July 01, 2016
As the G-20 Energy Ministerial Meeting was underway in Beijing, Beijing Center supported the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy in hosting three energy workshops.

Independence Day Reception in Beijing

July 03, 2016
On July 3, Columbia University’s Summer Language Program in Beijing celebrated the 240th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the U.S.A. at Global Centers | Beijing. 57

Columbia Beijing Week

June 22, 2016
The Columbia Beijing Week (June 14-19), organized by Columbia Global Center | Beijing, highlighted Columbia’s eminent professors and senior academic leadership, joined by

Beijing Center hosted In-Country Orientation and Mixer

June 24, 2016
(Students with Leadership of Columiba University and Columbia Global Centers)On June 15, Beijing Center held a Beijing In-Country Orientation and Mixer event for students who have

2016 Her Village International Forum themed “Inclusive Society, True Partnership”

April 13, 2016
2016 Her Village International Forum themed "Inclusive Society, True Partnership", organized by Sun Media Group and supported by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, has

High-level Roundtable Conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth was held in Beijing

March 23, 2016
On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth, at which three Nobel Laureates Joseph E. Stiglitz,

Woman and City: A Conversation with Wang Anyi

March 28, 2016
In collaboration with Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing co-hosted a public lecture on“Woman and City: A Conversation with Wang Anyi”

Edmund Phelps Shares Perspectives on “the Role of the State in Economic Growth Roundtable”

March 22, 2016
On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth. Edmund Phelps, the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, was invited to share his opinion.

South China Morning Post reports on “the Role of the State in Economic Growth Roundtable”

March 22, 2016
On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth.

Xu and Song Education and Culture Endowment Fund Established at C.V. Starr East Asian Library

January 14, 2016
Columbia University Libraries/Information Services is pleased to announce the establishment of the Xu and Song Education and Culture Endowment Fund for the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University.

Center Hosted “On the Margins of American Cinema” Themed Events by Richard Peña

January 14, 2016
Richard Peña, Professor of Film at Columbia University's School of the Arts, Former Program Director of the Film Society at Lincoln Center and Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival visited China and brought us a series of themed events named “On the Margins of American Cinema” hosted by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing from January 6th to January 14th.

University President Lee C. Bollinger met with Mr. Jining Chen, the Minister of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China

January 12, 2016
 On Jan. 8, 2016, University President Lee C. Bollinger met with Mr. Jining Chen, the Minister of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in

University President Lee C. Bollinger Met with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang

January 10, 2016
 On the afternoon of January 6, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met with Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger, a professor of law, in Zhongnanhai in

University President Lee C. Bollinger and His Wife Met with Wei Lu

January 10, 2016
 On Jan. 8, 2016, University President Lee C. Bollinger and his wife Mrs. Jean Magnano Bollinger met with Mr. Wei Lu, the Director for the State Internet Information Office

“The World’ s Professor” Joseph Stiglitz and China’s Economic Reform

December 16, 2015
On Dec. 7th, Professor Joseph Stiglitz was invited by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to the China’s “13th 5-year-plan” planning experts symposium, which sparked worldwide concern. As an old friend of the Chinese people, Nobel Laureate in economics Joseph Stiglitz’s support and suggestions for the China’s Reform and Opening-up Policy are highly valued and recognized.

From the Retrenchment towards the Maximalism? --- Professor Stephen Sestanovich Talks on the America’s Foreign Policy Debate

November 11, 2015
Dr. Stephen Sestanovich from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), spoke to a packed crowd in Beijing on November 5th. He introduced two mode of U.S. foreign policy---Maximalism and Retrenchment and discussed the upcoming presidential election.

Center Hosts Public Talk on Xiaomi and the Shift from Products to Services

November 10, 2015
Nov. 5th 2015, Columbia Global Centers | East Asia hosted a speech by Dr. Clay Shirky, associate professor at NYU Shanghai and author of several books including the newly released Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream, on the topic of China and the shift from products to services.

Xinhua News Agencys report on a public talk of Clay Shirky hosted by Columbia Global Centers of East Asia

November 09, 2015
Invited by Columbia Global Centers of East Asia, Clay Shirky, the NYU Shanghai associate professor and best-selling author gave a public talk in Beijing following the

Columbia Global Centers Strategy Prioritizes Engagement

October 14, 2015
Safwan Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers, speaks on the global centers unique strategy of focusing on deep and sustained connections with the countries that host the global centers.

Center Host Themed Events on the Politics of Memory in Global Context

October 26, 2015
Under Columbia’s Committee on Global Thought, scholars in the social sciences and humanities, psychologists and neuroscientist, and curators of historical museums gathered

Center Hosts Public Talk on BRICS by Marcos Troyjo

September 09, 2015
Marcos Troyjo, director of BRICLab and adjunct professor at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, spoke at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia on September 8th, examining the trajectory of globalization over the past 25 years and what the world might look like in 2030.

Expert Shares Perspectives on Healthcare Systems and Related Investment Opportunities in China

September 09, 2015
Columbia Global Centers | East Asia hosted one of the most well-known scholars, practitioners, and senior policy advisors in the healthcare field for a discussion on healthcare systems.

Center Hosts Policy Dialogue on China - Latin America Economic Relations

September 02, 2015
Columbia Global Centers | East Asia hosted a discussion on the economic prospects of Latin America and the bilateral implications for China-Latin America relations at an August 29 event that featured two Columbia professors.

Chinese Translation Released of Jeffrey Sachs’ “The Age of Sustainable Development”

August 27, 2015
The Chinese translation of The Age of Sustainable Development by Columbia Professor Jeffrey Sachs was released this June.

Center Hosts Discussion on Global Communications Networks

August 24, 2015
Richard R. John, professor of history and communications at Columbia Journalism School, gave a public talk on the history of global communications networks at the Columbia Global Centers | East Asia. He also met with prospective students to Columbia Journalism School for a d discussion on journalism-related topics.

Center to Offer Two-Day Course on Valuation Modeling

August 18, 2015
Columbia Global Center | East Asia (Beijing) will organize a course on valuation modeling on October 31 and November 1, 2015, for alumni and their family members and friends.

Green Economy Interview with Dr. Steve Cohen at CCTV Dialogue

August 10, 2015
Steve Cohen, executive director of Earth Institute at Columbia University, interviewed at CCTV Dialogue with Wang Tao from Carnegie - Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, on the topic of green economy.

Center Hosts UN Effort to Engage Youth in Sustainable Development

July 09, 2015
Youth organization leaders and the public convened at the Columbia Global Centers | East Asia on July 6 to participate in a workshop organized by the Sustainable Development Solutions Youth Network to explore myriad ways of meaningful engagement.

Establishing Sustainability Indicators in China for Global Sustainable Development

July 07, 2015
Last weekend, Earth Institute executive director Steven Cohen and post-doctoral research scholar Dong Guo participated in the Fourth Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing,

Director of C.V. Starr East Asian Library on Global Collaboration

July 03, 2015
On June 16, Director of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library Mr. Jim Cheng delivered a talk on current projects being undertaken by the library, highlighting the extensive collaboration that such efforts require.

Announcement for Internship Opportunities at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia (Autumn/Winter)

June 30, 2015
Columbia Global Centers | East Asia is seeking highly qualified and motivated students for internship positions at the East Asia Center in Beijing for the autumn/winter period.

Experts Shared Perspectives on Promoting a Sustainable Supply Chain at Sustainability Policy and Business Practice Forum

June 09, 2015
On May 8, Columbia Global Centers | East Asia, Columbia University’s Earth Institute, and The Sustainability Consortium, in partnership with the Walmart Foundation and the China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC), hosted a high-level forum titled “Sustainability Policy and Business Practice Forum” to discuss Chinese enterprises’ experiences and strategies in sustainable development, focusing on the supply chain. The forum gathered over 20 experts on sustainability-related issue from international organizations, think tanks, companies, and universities.

The Urban China Initiative Calls For Photographic Submissions

June 08, 2015
Urban China Initiative, a joint effort established by Columbia Global Centers | East Asia, Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management, and McKinsey & Company, launches its Photo Contest 2015 co-organized by the Photograph Association of China.

Urban China Initiative and Its Grant Project Are Recruiting Summer Research Interns

June 02, 2015
As a new joint initiative whose research is led by three major founding institutions – Columbia Global Centers | East Asia, Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management, and McKinsey & Company – the Urban China Initiative has begun with the aim of establishing a think-tank designed to find and implement effective solutions to China’s urbanization challenge.

Columbia History Professor Discussed Women’s Citizenship

June 08, 2015
In the 40-minute talk, Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University, unfolded the dynamic history of American women gaining and defining their citizenship. She began her remarks by commenting on the success of , a 2013 book written by Sheryl Sandberg the COO of Facebook, which urged women to assert themselves and accelerate career demands.

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Michelle K. Lee Shares Perspectives on STEM Education and Careers in the 21st Century

June 01, 2015
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Michelle K. Lee and the State Intellectual Property Office Deputy

Columbia Summer Programs Now Open for Enrollment 哥伦比亚大学夏季北京项目报名进行中

May 25, 2015
The Beijing Center is hosting a certificate workshop on energy and environment offered by Earth Institute this summer in Beijing, and co-sponsoring a certificate training program

Urban China Initiative and Its Grant Project Are Recruiting Summer Research Interns

June 02, 2015
As a new joint initiative whose research is led by three major founding institutions – Columbia Global Centers | East Asia, Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management, and McKinsey & Company – the Urban China Initiative has begun with the aim of establishing a think-tank designed to find and implement effective solutions to China’s urbanization challenge.

Gender Experts Reviewed Gender Equality in China over the Past 20 Years

June 01, 2015
On April 28, 2015, the panel “Women’s Rights in China: How Far Have We Come Since 1995?” was held at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia (Beijing), as  the

Hear the Current State of Court Reform in China from the Experts

April 17, 2015
Over the past year China has announced and begun to implement the most important reforms to the legal system in years.   On April 23, the Beijing Center was honored to bring

Studio-X Beijing 2.0 Launch

March 09, 2015
NEW YEAR MARKS A NEW BEGINNING FOR STUDIO-X BEIJINGAfter five very successful years at Studio-X Beijing, we are excited to announce plans for the next phase of GSAPP’s

Call for Papers on Latin America-China Economic Relations

March 05, 2015
To foster the study and interest of Latin America-China relations in the context of a changing world economic structure, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue from Columbia

Certificate Program in Teaching Chinese Now Accepting Applications

March 04, 2015
Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 in the Certificate Program in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. The program will be hosted at

Teachers College Launches First-of-Its-Kind International Pre-Graduate Program

February 12, 2015
To accommodate a growing influx of international students and prepare them for the rigors of graduate work in the United States, Teachers College will launch a new International

Social Science Summer Program at Columbia is Open for Enrollment to Chinese High School Students

February 12, 2015
Columbia University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics will return again to China this summer with the Social Science Summer

Columbia’s East Asian Library Launches Online Exhibition on Cornelius Vander Starr

February 10, 2015
The photographs and documents in this exhibition detail the career of Cornelius Vander Starr (1892–1968), an archetypal American success story.

Online Applications for 2015 Academy “Global Aging: Danger Ahead?” Are Open

January 21, 2015
Applications for our 2015 Academy “Global Aging: Danger Ahead?” are now open and online.  For members of the press, the Academy is a joint project of the

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger Announces Annual Prizes for Legal Contributions to Global Freedom of Expression

January 12, 2015
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has announced the creation of the first prizes recognizing judicial decisions and legal representation around the world that strengthen freedom of expression by promoting international legal norms.

Teachers College Launches Certificate Program in Teaching Chinese at Beijing Center国际汉语师资认证暑期培训项目(北京)

January 07, 2015
The Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages Summer Program is a collaborative certificate training program co-organized by Columbia University’s Teachers College, Department of East Asian Language and Cultures, and Asia for Educators, co-sponsored by Columbia Global Centers | East Asia.

Call for Research: Columbia Social Science Research Training Workshop for Chinese High School Students

December 29, 2014
The Columbia Social Sciences Workshop is a program jointly initiated by Columbia University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics, Columbia Global

Urban China Initiative 2015 Call for Research 城市中国计划研究资助申请

December 15, 2014
UCI is now accepting research applications for 2015 annual research grants up to RMB 100,000.

Earth Institute Parters with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges on Sustainability Metrics

October 13, 2014
The Earth Institute Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management announces a partnership with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE).

Report Release: Center Hosts First Roundtable Discussion on Women’s Rights and Empowerment in China

September 30, 2014
The Columbia Global Centers | East Asia is pleased to present the report of our first roundtable discussion on gender and women’s rights and empowerment in China, which was held on May 22 at the Center.

Save the Date: In Service of Education: The Life and Times of Kuo Ping Wen, China’s First Global Educator

September 16, 2014
Hosted by Teachers College, Columbia UniversityKuo Ping Wen SymposiumIn Service of Education: The Life and Times of Kuo Ping Wen, China’s First Global
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July 22, 2017

Hao Jiang Tian has sung over 1400 performances of 50 operatic roles worldwide. He is the only Chinese who has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera for 19 years in 26 operas. According to the New York Times, "The reason for Tian’s success lies in his experience, and his experience itself is an opera."

July 22, 2017

We look forward to seeing you and once again, welcome to Columbia University!

July 20, 2017

On July 20, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing will have Dr. Les Joynes to speak about his contributions to the new wave of intercultural arts research and FormLAB's recent exhibitions in Brazil, Mongolia, and China.

July 16, 2017

On July 16 at 3p.m., the CEO and Partner of ZhenFund, Anna Fang will moderate a panel with venture capitalist Tony Jiang and entrepreneurs including David ZhuWU Bing, and Andrew Hu to introduce their undertakings, share their experiences, and understandings on entrepreneurship as well as their insights about future development. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the panel, providing the audience with the opportunity to engage with panelists directly.

July 15, 2017

On July 15, Ann Thornton, Vice Provost and University Librarian of Columbia University, Sean Quimby, Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and Jim Cheng, Director of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University, will visit Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. They will present the audiences with topics including the library's role in supporting teaching, learning and research at Columbia, digitization of rare and unique materials held by Columbia, digitization of resources related to Modern China and more. 

July 14, 2017

On July 14th, Columbia Global Centers| Beijing will present an Exhibition & Symposium for Institute of Modern History of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences-Columbia University Libraries to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the joint digitization project of V. K. Wellington Koo Archive. 

January 09, 2017

On January 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), will host a public lecture titled Zoetrope and the Grand View Garden's Images in Dream of the Red Chamber,

January 07, 2017

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Global Education Connection, Ltd.

January 05, 2017

On January 5, Professor Shang Wei, Du Family Professor of Chinese Culture in Columbia University, will deliver a lecture with discussion titled the Vernacular Chinese and Ming-Qi

December 18, 2016

Columbia Global Centers丨Beijing together with SSXY salon will hold a panel discussion on the US presidential election, as well as the socio- economic changes laid behind President-elect Donald Trump.

 

November 30, 2016

 

On 4 November 2016, the Paris Agreement on climate change formally entered into force. On 17 November 2016, nearly 200 countries attending the COP22 to the UNFCCC adopted the Marrakech Action Proclamation for Our Climate and Sustainable Development, calling for the highest political commitment to fight against global warming. The achievement in climate change has provided a major breakthrough in global governance.

November 29, 2016

 You are invited to join the lecture “The Camera for Social Change: Photographic Art in Contemporary China” on November 29, which will be given by Bao Kun, a photographer and critic.

November 09, 2016

On November 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Columbia School of the Arts and China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), will host a panel titled Art, Artists, and Education in Contemporary Societies––China and U. S. Perspectives.

October 22, 2016

Columbia University School of Social Work will host the "Symposium on Income Inequality and Social Policy in China: Achievements, Challenges, and Directions" jointly with the China Institute for Income Distribution on October 22, 2016 Saturday at Jingshi Hotel, Beijing Normal University.

October 17, 2016 to October 19, 2016

It is our great pleasure to invite you to The Columbia-Fudan Global Summit on Aging & Health: A Dialogue on Research, Policy, Health Systems, and Industry Initiatives. As the world encounters aging societies at an accelerating pace, it is a pivotal moment in time to establish effective health policies and programs that ensure that the elderly in China and around the globe lead healthy, productive lives and societies become stronger as a benefit of longer lives.

October 04, 2016

C.V. Starr East Asian Library, in partnership with Teachers College, Columbia Confucius Institute, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and Office of Global Centers, will host a book panel and signing event for: "Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman," edited by Ryan M. Allen and Ji Liu (San Francisco: Long River Press, 2015), at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University, on Oct. 4, 2016.

 
August 08, 2016 to August 14, 2016

Symposium 2016 Beijing Summer Boot Camp will be held from August 8 to August 14, which is organized by students from Columbia University, and supported by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. 

June 15, 2016 to June 19, 2016

Beijing Center will hold a workshop titled "The Seen and Unseen: New Directions of Documentary Cinema" from June 15 to 19, which includes filming screenings and panel discussions, featuring Richard Peña, Professor of Film, Columbia University School of the Arts; Lydia H. Liu, W.T. Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University; Ying Qian, Assistant Professor at Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University, as well as prominent Beijing-based scholars, filmmakers and critics.

June 14, 2016 to June 19, 2016

You are cordially invited to “Columbia Beijing Week” from June 14th to June 19th, organized by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. Events include Guqin performance, film and documentary panels, art exhibition, as well as conversation with Chinese entrepreneurs. Columbia deans, professors, well-known alumni, and local scholars will join the activities respectively.

 

January 07, 2016 to December 07, 2016

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing together with Columbia SIPA alumni will initiate an exchange forum focusing on economic collaboration and cultural understanding among China, US and Africa. We will invite influential and intellectual participants including former Chinese ambassadors to African countries, international organizations officers, experts and professors, and young leaders who care about African development from China, Africa and the US.

September 08, 2015

Marcos Troyjo, director of BRICLab and an adjunct professor at Columbia's Schoool of International and Public Affairs, will examine the trajectory of globalization over the past 25 years and what the world should look like in scenarios projected all the way to 2030.

Photo courtesy of China & US Focus Digest
August 29, 2015

This panel discssuion will feature two Columbia faculty members: José Antonio Ocampo and Marcos Troyjo.

August 20, 2015

In this illustrated lecture, Professor Richard R. John will survey the long history of the engagement of American policymakers, reformers, and entrepreneurs with global communications.

May 20, 2015

The talk is free and open to the public. RSVP is required: http://public-lecture-by-landau.eventbrite.com

May 08, 2015

In partnership with The Sustainability Consortium, the forum will discuss Chinese enterprises’ experiences and strategies in sustainable development, focusing on the supply chain.

April 28, 2015

Columbia Global Centers | East Asia is holding a Beijing+20 Seminar Series in 2015 on women's empowerment in China, a series of public panels as part of its Beijing+20 program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.

March 26, 2015

To accommodate a growing influx of international students and prepare them for the rigors of graduate work in the United States, Teachers College will launch a new International Pre-Graduate Program in March at a reception at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia in Beijing, China. The inaugural program will run from July 7 to August 17.

March 19, 2015

The event presents a unique opportunity for engagement across the government, multinational organizations, financial institutions, and NGOs in spreading access to electricity across rural China.

January 29, 2015

Dust off your passport and get ready for the summer! Through Columbia Experience Overseas, you can find opportunities and receive resources to help you succeed in internships around the world in cities including: Amman, Beijing and Mumbai.

November 10, 2014

Dean Jeanette Takamura and Professor Neeraj Kaushal will visit in Beijing and Shanghai, where Professor Kaushal will present two public talks at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia on November 10 and at Fudan University on November 7.

October 21, 2014

Matthew Niederhauser will present work spanning his past seven years in China, including his earliest photographic ventures, Visions of Modernity and Counterfeit Paradises, which delve into the intimate relationship between urban development and consumer habits in China’s fastest growing metropolises.

October 16, 2014

Steven Cohen will discuss the importance of environmental policy in achieving this goal and the need to manage short-term costs for long-term gains. 

September 19, 2014

A guqin concert by Chinese famous guqin player Wu Na, sponsored by Columbia Global Centers | East Asia

September 18, 2014

Science Po Professor Bertrand Badie will discuss the French approach to International Relations and share his insights on the road ahead.

July 18, 2014 to July 30, 2014

2014 IVY League Schools CSSA Summer Alumni Cocktail Reception

July 17, 2014

In this presentation, following a quick historical snapshot, Professor Zhaohong Han will expound on the major changes.  Han will also discuss challenges facing teachers who are accustomed to traditional ways of teaching that feature teacher-centeredness, grammar-centeredness, and textbook-centeredness.

June 24, 2014

Boston College Professor Robert S. Ross will deliver a lecture at Columbia Global Centers | East Asia on The Power Transition in US-China Relations: Prospects for Stability.

June 24, 2014

Panel: The RMB Exchange Rate, Capital Market Openness, and Financial Reforms in China

December 07, 2013 to December 08, 2013

Pop Up Studio-X Shenzhen & Hong Kong will generate new modes of thinking and sharing within the context of the Pearl River Delta.

November 28, 2013

The Urban China Initiative (UCI) Annual Forum provides an inclusive forum for international and Chinese urban thinkers to discuss urban problems and trends, to trigger innovative ideas for solutions, and to create a network of policy makers, professionals and academics.

July 22, 2013

This lecture will be delivered by Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs, professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University.

July 17, 2013

Xiaobo Lü, Faculty Steering Committee member of Columbia Global Centers | East Asia; professor of political science, Barnard College