Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

“Berkshire Encyclopedia of China” Editors

Kerry Brown is a writer and consultant on the contemporary politics, political economy, and society of China. He is head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House in London, Team Leader of the Europe China Research and Advice Network, and is the editor-in-chief of the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (2013). Winberg Chai, Professor Emeritus of political science at the […]

Master Bibliography for the Encyclopedia of China

If you want to learn about China; if you are curious the other books that are out there about your favorite topic; or if you are compiling a reading list for your next China-related course, we can help! Download the master bibliography for the entire Encyclopedia of China (Word-file, 1.1 MB) and you won’t have to spend hours searching your […]

Needham Research Institute (Lǐ Yuēsè Yánjiūsuǒ 李约瑟研究所)

Founded by the scholar Joseph Needham (1900–1995), the Needham Research Institute provides facilities and research materials for specialists in the history of East Asian, especially Chinese, contributions to science and medicine. Resources include an extensive document library and other materials on East Asian science and culture and a program of seminars by scholars from around the world. The mission of […]

Chinese-American Networking Symposium (Zhōng-Měi Gāojí Wǎngluò Jìshù Yántǎohuì 中美高级网络技术研讨会)

Donald R. RILEY The Chinese-American Networking Symposium (CANS) is held annually as a forum for leaders in networking and applications research and development. It offers a forum in which to exchange information and to promote partnerships between Chinese and U.S. institutions, both from the private and public sector. The theme of the 2008 meeting encapsulates the symposium’s goals: “One world, […]

Committee on Scholarly Communication with China (Zhōng-Měi Xuéshù Jiāoliú Wěiyuánhuì 中美学术交流委员会)

The Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People’s Republic of China, known since 1996 as the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China (CSCC), was founded in 1966 and is devoted to fostering and promoting academic relations, research, and exchange programs between American and Chinese students and scholars. In 1966, the United States National Academy of Sciences (NAS) partnered with the […]

Brookings Institution (Bùlǔjīnsī Xuéhuì 布鲁金斯学会)

Through research funding, print and online publications, and expert testimony to commissions, among other activities, the Brookings Institution’s China initiative—the John L. Thornton China Center—provides analysis, facilitates dialog, and gives recommendations on issues of Chinese domestic development and implications of China’s policies for the global economy and security. The Brookings Institution, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit public policy […]

Hopkins–Nanjing Center (Huòpǔjīnsī Dàxué Nánjīng Zhōngxīn 霍普金斯大学南京中心)

The objective of the Johns Hopkins–Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies (known as the Hopkings–Nanjing Center) is to foster mutual understanding and appreciation between China and the West, and to train students with an interest in becoming leaders in Sino-Western relations. It is the only joint-university program of its type in China. The Johns Hopkins University–Nanjing University Center […]

U.S.-China Education Trust (Zhōng-Měi Jiàoyù Jījīn 中美教育基金)

U.S.-China Education Trust (Zhōng-Měi Jiàoyù Jījīn 中美教育基金)

Chris GAUTHIER Ambassador Chang-Bloch students at the USCET’s Summer Institute graduation lunch. PHOTO COURTESY USCET. The U.S.-China Education Trust provides China’s future leaders with resources to learn about U.S. society in the context of the political, cultural, and economic forces that have given rise to the United States and its values. The U.S.-China Education Trust (USCET) is a program of […]

British Association for Chinese Studies (Yīngguó de Zhōngguó Yánjiū Xiéhuì 英国的中国研究协会)

Norman STOCKMAN The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) is an umbrella organization composed of more than two hundred individuals and organizations from the worlds of academia, industry, government, and the media. The group was founded after the end of China’s Cultural Revolution in 1976, reflecting China’s opening to the Western world. The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), known […]

Australia China Friendship Society (Àodàlìyà-Zhōngguó Yǒuhǎo Xiéhuì 澳大利亚中国友好协会)

The Australia China Friendship Society promotes better cultural understanding between people of the two countries. The society sponsors lectures, tours, and educational exchanges. The Australia China Friendship Society (ACFS) was established in 1951 and 1952 in Melbourne and Sydney. During the 1950s and 1960s the society represented a coalition of societies whose objective was to develop friendship and peace with […]