Monday, Mar 19, 2018

The seminar offers an introduction to some of the most prominent features of Chinese society, including work organizations, the education system, the urban/rural divide, migration, social inequality, marriage and family, ethnicity and religion.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018

Is China's President Xi Jinping becoming the most powerful man in the world? Recently he's been making friends in all the right places - securing business deals worth billions across the globe.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

The Peking Opera Immersion Program will have an info session on Tues, Feb. 13th, 12:00 pm at 106 Woolworth. There will be food, slides, videos, curriculum info, Q&A and take-away brochures. Music Department Chair Prof. Wendy Heller and East Asian Studies Program Coordinator Dr. Chao-Hui Jenny Liu will be on hand to answer questions.

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

The Penn Symposium on Contemporary China (PSCC) aims to provide a unique high-level academic forum for the discussion of the political, legal, economic, and social factors shaping China and its role in the  world today. The Symposium will highlight graduate student research on these topics and will feature Dr. Shelley Rigger of Davidson College...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

The Dunhuang Foundation is looking for current undergraduate students to intern as Critical English Teachers at the Mogao Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Dunhuang, China, from June 16 – August 11, 2018.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Center has two job openings for Fall 2018 or sooner: Postdoctoral Research Associate and a Research Scientist (Research Scholar).  Please visit our website at for...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

For Princeton Undergraduates: The PIIRS Global Seminar application period is now open!  Professor and Director Yu Xie will be leading his annual Global Seminar in Beijing, which offers an introduction to contemporary Chinese society.  In the...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

The Center is currently accepting proposals and requests for research and conference funding from faculty and students (Princeton University affiliated only).  Please visit our website at: for more information.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017
A CHINA Town Hall with Ambassador Susan E. Rice sponsored by the National Committee on U.S. Relations (NCUSCR) will be held on Tues., Oct. 24th. For more info: Or you can email
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China was dedicated on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Advisory Council Members for the CCC met for the first time that morning. Gary King, Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, gave the dedication lecture in...


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