A main goal of the Program is to connect local and national communities in China and the U.S. by providing a regular forum for dialogue among concerned citizens, opinion leaders, academic, business, media, and foreign policy experts. This is being accomplished through conferences, workshops, industry roundtables, public lectures, and cultural events that emphasize both scholarly research and interactive engagement.
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"New Developments in China’s Policy Toward Christianity"
July 11-12, 2016 | UC San Diego
This workshop will feature an in-depth briefing of China’s new regulations for managing religious activities and the specific implications for Christianity. Experts from China will present on how new religious regulations affect Christian communities, discoursing the relationships between Christianity, the Chinese government and traditions, as well as the impact of Chinese churches on the public good and global Christianity. The presentations will be followed by questions and commentary from American scholars and practitioners, concluding with a panel discussion on the future of Christianity in China.
The program hosts regular public talks by scholars, policy experts and practitioners, co-sponsored by the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China.
The program hosts academic conferences where scholars meet to discuss their research and exchange ideas about future research collaboration.
The program hosts policy briefings and dialogues where academics, government officials, policy experts, business and community leaders meet to discuss policy-relevant topics related to China and U.S.-China relations.
The lunch workshop series features new academic research by visiting scholars, graduate students and special guests. It is cosponsored by the Fudan-UC Center.