Our Public Programs
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing runs an active public events program featuring Columbia faculty and local experts on diverse topics ranging from international economics to environmental engineering to film studies. Most of our events are free and open to the general public in the local and regional areas.
The Beijing Global Center works with Columbia Alumni Association in Beijing, Shanghai and other cities to support social gatherings and academic exchange activities among alumni.
Beijing Center initiates Columbia Global Centers | Beijing Salon Series, which aims to bring together everyone to see the light of wisdom. The Salon Series takes a wide range of topics and themes to engage with local and regional Columbia community. Invited guest speakers are mainly from the Columbia community, including professors, scholars and visiting scholars, alumni, and current students.
In 2017, two sessions were held, over 5 alumni joined as speakers and over 30 alumni joined as audience.
Beijing Center supports CAA Beijing to hold holiday gatherings to bring alumni together. More than 138 alumni participated into 2016 Christmas gathering at the Center.
On Sept. 17, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Columbia Alumni Association of Shanghai successfully hosted the Columbia Entrepreneurship Panel in Shanghai.
2017 China’s Non-profit Sector Remuneration & Talent Development Practice Report” launched at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing
On Sept.16th, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and A Better Community (ABC) jointly launched the 2017 China’s Non-profit Sector Remuneration & Talent Development Practice Report.
On August 26th, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invited Columbia University Columbia College student, Shaun Wang, to conduct a special talk on his independent project. For the past three years, Shaun has conducted independent interviews with more than 40 Chinese private art museums, art centers, and art foundation; 54 art museum founders, directors, and CEOs.
Professor Howard W. French on "Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power"
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