Past Event

Open Science: Sino-US Collaboration in an Age of Surveillance

December 3, 2021
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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To register to attend this event in-person, please register HERE. *CU ID holders only

To register to attend this event online, please register HERE


Time: Friday, December 3, 7:00 - 9:00 AM (Beijing) | Thursday, December 2, 6:00 - 8:00 PM (New York)

This event is part of "Asia in Action: Knowledge and Inclusion in a Time of Fear and Ignorance", a series focused on discrimination and violence towards Asians and individuals of Asian descent, systemic racism, and topics of race and ethnicity in relation to Global East Asia more broadly. This event will take place in-person to registered Columbia University ID holders only and simultaneously online to all.

This event is sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and cosponsored by Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, the Office of the Provost, the Columbia University Asian Faculty Association, the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Center for Science and Society, the A&S Committee on Equity and Diversity, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Hong Yen Chang Center for Chinese Legal Studies.



Xiaoxing Xi, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics at Temple University

Benjamin L. Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law and Director of the Hong Yen Chang Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia Law School; Faculty Advisory Committee member of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Aruna Viswanatha, Reporter at the Wall Street Journal


Introductions by

Robert Mawhinney, Professor of Physics; Dean of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

X. Edward Guo, President of Columbia University Asian Faculty Association; Chair of Biomedical Engineering Department at Columbia Engineering; Faculty Advisory Committee member of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Jennifer La'O, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Columbia University


Moderated by

Eugenia Lean, Professor of Chinese History, East Asian Languages and Cultures Department; Director of Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Faculty Advisory Committee member of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing