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

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

A Manchu Bride, Beijing 1871-72

Legendary Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson (1837-1921) set off to Hong Kong in 1868 and in the next four years he undertook several major journeys photographing regions of China. The photographs taken on these journeys form one of the most extensive records of any region taken in the 19th century.  The range, depth and aesthetic quality of John Thomson’s photographic vision mark him out as one of the most important travel photographers. Read more

Qin’s Path to Empire: Tracing Qin’s Ancestors through Archaeology

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Prof. Huangcheng Zhao is Professor of Archaeology in Beijing University. Prof. Zhao has published numerous books and articles on early Chinese archaeology from Shang-Zhou period to Qin-Han dynasties. Prof. Zhao has been teaching at Beijing University since 1984. Read more

National Sacrifices in Pre-Qin Period

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

National Sacrifices in Pre-Qin Period

Prof. Wei Cao is Professor of History at Shaanxi Normal University (which is one of CSUN’s first partner universities in China) and the Chief Curator of Emperor QinShiHuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also known as Terracotta Warriors Museum). Prof. Cao is one of the leading experts on Chinese archeology, and has published numerous books and articles. Prof. Cao holds visiting professorship at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing University, and University of London. He has been to many countries (including the United States, South Korea, Australia, Spain, France, England and Canada) for academic exchanges. Read more

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