The journey began with a boat tour in Berlin, then six days and nights on train #44 of the Trans-Siberian Railroad from Moscow to Ulaan Baatar, and three days of exploring Mongolia. Finally, on July 3, Columbia students in the Global Scholars Program arrived in Beijing, China, the final destination of a four-week summer research workshop.
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing collaborated with Symposium China Project to invite Professor Richard A. Billows from Department of History at Columbia University to discuss liberal arts education, its values and challenges on July 25 in Beijing.
President Bollinger and Dean Becker Attending Panel Discussion with CAFA Artisits： Challenge of Art Education in the New Age
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 “Art, Artists, and Education in Contemporary Societies––China and U.S. Perspectives” successfully. Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, and Xinping Su, Vice President of CAFA were invited to deliver opening remarks.