Monday Sept 18 | David Rank

Don’t miss our Sept 18 fall speaker series event with DAVID H. RANK, the former acting Ambassador to China and Charge d’Affaires at the US Embassy – Beijing. Hear his outlook on U.S.- China relations — climate change, North Korea, and China’s business environment for Silicon Valley firms. David resigned after the Trump decision to exit the Paris climate accord. Since 1985, he has worked under 5 U.S. Ambassadors to China.

Moderator: Teresa Kong, Matthews Asia | GET TICKETS NOW!

NOTE: Wed Sept 20 talk is invitation-only in Menlo Park

Teachers Workshop 2017 (recap)

Our Teachers Workshop has now concluded. This year, we welcomed over 70 teachers from 48 California schools and from 6 other states.

Check back soon for photos & videos of the presentations from 10 fantastic U.S.-China experts, including Susan Shirk, Kaiser Kuo, Clay Dube, Eric Fish and more.

Teachers Workshop is a key part of our initiative to include modern China content in middle school and high school curriculums across the U.S. Click the title link above for an overview of our program.

LAST CALL FOR TICKETS! Join us on Sunday March 5th for our Gala + Symposium. Hear from fantastic speakers on U.S.-China relations, China’s innovation in education and technology, and the state of consumer marketing and digital media — perspectives from top executives overseeing entities like Vogue China, Ogilvy & Mather, and Alibaba’s entertainment and globalization arms. Don’t miss out meeting star chefs Belinda Leong, Kathy Fang, and special guests!

2016 Lesson Plan Contest

A $1000 Grand Prize and 4 other prizes were awarded for the 2016 Modern China Lesson Plan Contest on November 23, 2016. Find out more about our CHINA NOW | For Teachers programs at http://teachers.1990institute.org/.

Enter today!

Calling all U.S. and China students and video makers age 13-25! Submit your China travel idea or video by January 31 and be eligible to win $30,000 in prizes!

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China in the News

The Lessons of Henry Kissinger
December 13, 2016

By Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic

China’s Great Leap Backward
December 13, 2016

By James Fallows, The Atlantic

China’s Grape Rush
June 13, 2015
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