With at least one courtyard enclosed by four single-story buildings that face inward toward the open space, siheyuan represent the quintessential Chinese “courtyard houses.” Throughout China quadrangular courtyard structures come in many configurations, including many that are multistoried and others that have mere “skywells” with shafts of open space instead of broad courtyards. But siheyuan are best known because of their ubiquity in Beijing and other northern cities.
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Founded by the scholar Joseph Needham (1900–1995), the Needham Research Institute provides facilities and research materials for specialists in the
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Donald R. RILEY The Chinese-American Networking Symposium (CANS) is held annually as a forum for leaders in networking and applications
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The Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People’s Republic of China, known since 1996 as the Committee on Scholarly Communication