China Institute

  • Juneteenth Celebration Road to Freedom

    Dr. Cedric Hackett and his students

  • StopAsianHate

    #StopAsianHate

  • StopAsianHate

    #StopAsianHate

  • With Guest Speaker, Jennifer An, LAPD Special Investigator

    With Guest Speaker, Jennifer An, LAPD Special Investigator

  • "2018 Happy Chinese New Year" World Tour from China

    "2018 Happy Chinese New Year" World Tour from China

  • China—Through the Lens of John Thomson

    China—Through the Lens of John Thomson

  • 2018 Chinese New Year’s Celebration Party

    2018 Chinese New Year’s Celebration Party

China Institute

Events

Representation Matters: The ‘Boat People’ from Vietnam and Refugee Policy in the late 1970s

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Lisa Tran

Although scholars have problematized the dichotomy between “migrant” as voluntary and economic, and “refugee” as forced and political, few case studies exist.  Focusing on the “boat people” who left Vietnam in the late 1970s (most of whom were ethnic Chinese) and resettled in the United States, Canada and Australia, Lisa Tran argues that while international and state policy reified the legal distinction between migrant and refugee, the lived experiences of the people who left Vietnam blurred that distinction. Read more

Visual Documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Intangible Cultural Heritage

My third visit to China, May 28-June 15, was made possible by a Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (RSCA) Travel Grant from the MCCAMC. The first half of the trip was spent documenting Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) artists and locations in a relatively small section of Yunnan Province in southwestern China, and at Yangtze University in Jingzhou, Hubei Province. Read more

What Roles do VCs Play in ChiNext IPOs?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Xiyi Li

Dr, Xiyi Li is a senior researcher at the Institute of Science and Technology Investment in Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (shorted as CASTED), Beijing, China. After receiving his Ph.D. in 2004, he has been working at CASTED, and its predecessor was named as National Research Center for Science and Technology for Development. Read more

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