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May 2020

Successful Online Thesis Defenses for our 2020 Graduates

2020-05-23T19:38:54+08:00May 23rd, 2020|News, Students|

It's that time of the year again: Beijing finally gets warmer and friendlier, and our students at the Contemporary China Studies Program are relieved that their theses have passed Renmin University's review process. What's next? Thesis defenses of course! But this year, we're doing things differently: Due to the still ongoing COVID-19 situation and the [...]

April 2020

Facts Tell Video: Prof Qiao Liang on Hubei Province’s Recovery from COVID-19

2020-04-14T12:08:33+08:00April 13th, 2020|Media, News|

As part of CGTN's "Facts Tell" series of short videos, former CCSP lecturer Prof Qiao Liang kicked off his contribution to the series with an episode explaining China's approach to Managing the recent COVID-19 outbreak: China's measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic have been criticized by Western media as violations of individual freedom [...]

March 2020

Student Profile: Klaudija Lipnjak wrapping up her thesis research during COVID-19

2020-03-20T23:18:52+08:00March 19th, 2020|News, Students|

Get to know our Students at the Contemporary China Studies Program! Klaudija Lipnjak from Croatia is using the extra time on campus brought on by COVID-19 to finalize her graduation thesis research. Thank you for agreeing to this interview! Why don’t you just start off with your name, your background, and a little bit about [...]

Student Profile: Jean-Yves from Canada volunteers during COVID-19 outbreak

2020-03-11T11:11:14+08:00March 11th, 2020|News, Students|

Get to know our Students at the Contemporary China Studies Program! Jean-Yves from Canada, who joined the program in 2019, shares his experience as a neighborhood community volunteer during the COVID-19 outbreak. His story was also featured on local social media in Chinese. Why I volunteered to work for my community in Beijing It was [...]

October 2018

Visit to the China Aviation Museum

2018-10-17T10:18:22+08:00October 12th, 2018|News, Visits|

As a key component of the Contemporary China Studies Program, every semester students visit several government organizations, museums, research institutions, enterprises, and rural sites in order to gain a solid and applied understanding of contemporary China. The first visit of this semester was to the China Aviation Museum. Opened in 1989 to celebrate the 40th [...]

May 2018

Visit to BAIC Group

2018-05-18T21:50:17+08:00May 14th, 2018|News, Visits|

As part of the Contemporary China Studies Program's 'China’s Institutions' course, CCSP students visited BAIC group, a Chinese state-owned enterprise that was recently ranked 137th among the Global Fortune 500 companies of "Fortune" Magazine. BAIC group is a leader in the automotive sector of new energy vehicles. Our students were welcomed to the company's Research [...]

April 2018

Visit to the Marco Polo Bridge

2018-04-24T12:31:56+08:00April 23rd, 2018|News, Visits|

Last weekend CCSP students took advantage of a breezy sunny day and headed to the outskirts of Beijing for a visit to the Lugou Bridge. The group was accompanied by Professor Liu Xinguang, associate professor of the School of Chinese Classics and CCSP Professor for the course of Contemporary Chinese History and Culture. Professor Liu [...]

March 2018

Visit to BASS

2018-04-02T16:22:04+08:00March 30th, 2018|News, Visits|

Spring has finally arrived in Beijing and the CCSP team is organizing a range of activities. As a key component of the Contemporary China Studies Program, every semester first-year students visit several government organizations, research institutions, enterprises, and rural sites in order to gain a solid and applied understanding of contemporary China. The first visit [...]

February 2018

December 2017

China’s Grand Strategy Lecture VIII

2018-01-10T11:36:16+08:00December 28th, 2017|Lectures, News|

The final session of the 2017 China’s Grand Strategy lecture series was delivered by Professor Oliver Della Costa Stuenkal, who mastered a lecture packed with insight, relevance and vitality towards the discourse of ‘International Relations’. Summarizing the lecture comes with difficulty as Professor Stuenkal’s ideas were delightfully profound as he grappled with the faults of [...]