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    Dr. Weijian Shan recounts his life story, which took him from a childhood in Beijing to a decade in Inner Mongolia during the Cultural Revolution, and then on to graduate school in the United States, in an extraordinary new memoir.

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    Professors Rory Truex and Benjamin Liebman discuss challenges faced by American China scholars amid allegations of censorship and self-censorship.  

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    Peggy Blumenthal and David Zweig discuss the impact of Chinese students on American academic institutions and what happens when the students return to China.

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    Gerard Postiglione discusses China's higher education model and its global ambitions in the Belt and Road era. 

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    Mary Brown Bullock, founding executive vice chancellor of DKU, discussed Duke Kunshan University in the context of the globalization of higher education.

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    Some 130,000 students from China now study a variety of fields in colleges and universities around the United States. What about the first Chinese students in this country? In a lecture and discussion at the Luce Foundation offices in New York, Edward Rhoads shared stories and research from his new book Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81, which examines the individual and collective histories of the first 120 Chinese students in the United States.

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    The Master Teacher China Seminar is a half-day of China programming for some of the top educators in the country.

  • Program

    Administered by the Committee from 1981 to 2015, the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program sent American pre-collegiate and college-level educators to several cities in China for 4-5 weeks each summer. It offered an opportunity to gain valuable, first-hand insights into a country that has become an important element in American education across the curriculum. Through the intensive program of briefings and site visits, educators enhanced their ability to teach about Chinese culture, history, politics, economics, and other areas.

  • Program

    Between 1996 and 2014, the U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program, established with funding from the Freeman Foundation, sent American K-12 teachers to China and brought Chinese secondary school teachers to the United States. Since the program began, 116 American teachers taught in Chinese secondary schools, and 332 Chinese teachers taught in American elementary, middle, and high schools.

  • Program

    From 1981 to 2015, the National Committee administered a program on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education to bring delegations of educators and educational administrators from across China to the United States. Twice each year, participants selected by the Chinese Ministry of Education had an opportunity to learn about the strengths and challenges of various aspects of the American education system and its institutions and organizations.

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