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  • 1:09:05 One Hundred Years of Exchange between Brown & China

    One Hundred Years of Exchange between Brown & China

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    From 1912 to 2012: Celebrating One Hundred Years of Exchange between Brown and ChinaBrown University Year of China Commencement ForumMay 26, 2012Featuring:Ruby Shang '71, Director, Asia at the Clinton Foundation; member of President's Advisory Council; no

  • 1:21:39 Part 2 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities"

    Part 2 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities"

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    Part 2 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities"China: A Security PerspectiveAlbert S. Willner is the Director of the China Security Affairs Group at CNA in Alexandria, Virginia. Before joining CNA, he was an Associate Dean at Georgia Gwinnett College. A retir

  • 1:35:10 Leslie T. Chang: A Century, and More, of Chinese Students Studying Abroad

    Leslie T. Chang: A Century, and More, of Chinese Students Studying Abroad

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    This panel discussion explored the historical antecedents of this remarkable flow of students, by examining how this history shaped the trajectory of exchange. The panel also explored the impact of US-China educational exchange at Brown. Participants incl

  • 3:01:49 The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan

    The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan

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    The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan: TheYear of China, in collaboration with the Haffenrefer Museum of Anthropology and the Brown University Library presented an interactive workshop where Taoist priest Zhou Xuan Yun. Brown Library East Asian curator Li Wang present

  • 37:59 Ha Jin Reading: Nanjing Requiem

    Ha Jin Reading: Nanjing Requiem

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    Author Ha Jin reads from his latest book, Nanjing Requiem, the story of Minnie Vautrin, the dean of Jinling College, who earned the title "Angel of Nanjing" for her role in transforming her campus into a refuge for some 10,000 Chinese as they sought to es

  • 54:21 Scientific Developments in Early China

    Scientific Developments in Early China

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    Scientific Developments in Early China: The Year of China invited Joseph Chen, a professor of physics at UC San Diego, to talk about early scientific developments in China with a focus on Joseph Needham, a British scientist and historian whose work has re

  • 1:24:24 Demystifying Chinese Silks

    Demystifying Chinese Silks

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    As part of the Year of China, textile scholar Dr. Angela Sheng shared the history of Chinese silks through the lens of technology and society in pre-modern China.

  • 1:16:06 Papermaking and the Politics of Skill in Modern China

    Papermaking and the Politics of Skill in Modern China

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    Prof. Jacob Eyferth from the University of Chicago gave a talk as part of the Year of China and the John Carter Brown Library's Watts History of the Book Program entitled, "Papermaking and the Politics of Skill in Modern China." For more information pleas

  • 1:20:18 Part 1 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities"

    Part 1 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities"

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    Part 1 - "China at 60: Myths and Realities""How Fragile is China?"Paul Schroeder is Visiting Professor in the Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University. He has been active in China for 30 years as a journalist, business executive,

  • 1:17:14 Leslie T. Chang: Factory Girls

    Leslie T. Chang: Factory Girls

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    Author Leslie T. Chang delivers the 2011 First Readings Lecture on her book Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China.Factory Girls examines issues of migration and industrialization in contemporary China by focusing on the stories of two yo

  • 1:18:47 Paul Dibb: The rise of China and the inevitable decline of America

    Paul Dibb: The rise of China and the inevitable decline of America

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    Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb gives this lecture entitled 'Two geopolitical fallacies: the rise and rise of China and the inevitable decline of America' at The Australian National University on 5 September 2011.The public debate in Australia about the rise

  • 1:13:44 Janet Yang '78

    Janet Yang '78

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    As part of the Year of China, Janet Yang '78 visited in September 2011. She spoke about her pioneering work introducing Asian culture to the West, and representing American cinema to China. For more information: http://brown.edu/about/administration/inter

  • 1:19:53 The Big Picture: China and the U.S. in the Global Climate Negotiations

    The Big Picture: China and the U.S. in the Global Climate Negotiations

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    April 6, 2012The Year of China, in collaboration with the Center for Environmental Studies and the Watson Institute, presented an interactive workshop that focuses on the relationship between China's rapid economic growth and attention to climate change.

  • 1:39:55 Chinese Language Showcase 2012

    Chinese Language Showcase 2012

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    This year's annual Showcase was particularly celebratory in conjunction with Brown's Year of China. Watch all levels of Chinese language students showcase their achievements in song, dance, poetry and more. Sponsored by Year of China and East Asian Studie

  • 53:16 Patrick Lui: Green Wall Foundation

    Patrick Lui: Green Wall Foundation

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    Artist Talk with Patrick Lui: The Year of China invited Hong Kong-born artist and film-maker Patrick Lui to talk about his exhibit, Green Dragon.

  • 1:15:29 China Rising | Institute Of Politics

    China Rising | Institute Of Politics

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    Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China, and Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, along with Keith Richburg, former Washington Post Bureau C...

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