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A main goal of the center 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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Upcoming Events

Necessary Fictions: The State, Stock Markets and Growth in East Asia
Dec. 2, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST | Register
John Yasuda from Johns Hopkins University will consider the ideological politics of regulation, focusing on why East Asia’s stock markets, particularly mainland China’s, have failed to thrive.

Civil Society as Social Entrepreneurs: Strategic Rebranding or Evolution?
Dec. 9, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST | Register
Jessica Teets from Middlebury College will discuss how Chinese NGOs are pursuing new, more entrepreneurial organizational forms in response to fiscal and legal challenges.

Webinar Series

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Public Talks

The center hosts regular public talks by scholars, policy experts and practitioners, co-sponsored by the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China.

Academic Conferences

The center hosts academic conferences where scholars meet to discuss their research and exchange ideas about future research collaboration.

Policy Dialogues

The center 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.

China Research Workshops

The lunch workshop series features new academic research by visiting scholars, graduate students and special guests. It is cosponsored by the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China.

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