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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

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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.

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2017 Gala Tickets & Tables

Gala Home Tickets Symposium Chefs Gala Evening Auction About Updates . As of Sunday 2/25, only a  few tables and solo seats remain.  If you are attending our Gala evening dinner, entree selections must by in by Tuesday 2/28 Symposium … Continued

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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!

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JEWS, CHINA & HOLLYWOOD – Sunday Oct 23 – Our Youth Voices kickofff features a screening of “A Children’s Song,” a heartwarming film short based on the Jewish emigration to Shanghai. A panel and reception follows with acclaimed filmmaker Sid Ganis (Transformers 4) and others Janet Yang moderates.

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An Evening with Director Stan Lai

    About Stan Lai “The best Chinese language playwright and director in the world, and pretty prolific too.” – BBC “Many consider him the greatest Chinese playwright of our generation, ranking with Cao Yu and Lao She who were in … Continued

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Over 140 members and friends headed out to closing night Dream of the Red Chamber by award-winning playwrights Stan Lai and David Henry Hwang. Ticket buyers were treated to a private talk with Stan Lai on September 19th, moderated by Joan Chen. Guests were also treated to a “surprise” brief reception talk with composer Bright Sheng at the Opera House.

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Sun Nov 15 | Inside Hollywood & A Rising China

  Please join us for the 1990 Institute’s second annual Youth Voices on China brunch benefit. Don’t miss out on a great Hollywood panel and a delectable Asian-inspired menu from Butterfly chef/owner Rob Lam, San Francisco Chronicle’s “Rising Star Chef.” This brunch kicks off our … Continued