The Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL) 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 Beijing Language and Culture University and Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.
Columbia Beijing Summer
The summer of 2014 was exciting and eventful at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing. While continuing student projects such as Global Scholars Program with Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia Experience Overseas internship program with the Center for Career Education, the literature humanities reading salon Symposium China Project with a group of Columbia student. The Center also organized and launched a wide variety of new programs to further Columbia’s approach to global education.
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.
First Public Release of V. K. Wellington Koo’s Archive of Personal Papers: Exhibition and Symposium Held at CGC丨Beijing
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.