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TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

The Beijing Center - November 26, 2018

An American Gay in China

The Beijing Center - November 2, 2018

Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO THE TBC’ERS OF FALL 2016!

The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

Event | Matteo Ricci: Letters from China

Last Friday (April 12) TBC hosted a panel discussion on the letters of Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) in association with the release of a new publication from The Beijing Center Press.  Scholars from East and West assembled in the Anton Library with more than 40 in attendance.  Moderated by Professor Thierry Meynard from Sun Yat-Sen University,…

TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

On Sunday, November 25th, TBC held its 20th Anniversary and Thanksgiving Gala to celebrate 20 years of promoting mutual understanding between China and the West through friendship, research, and exchange.   Our evening opened with a welcoming sparkling wine reception, where we saw many old friends brought together by TBC reunite, as well as new partners who are excited to join…

Matteo Ricci’s Tomb Visit

Some Ricci scholar students and a theology-religions class at TBC visited Matteo Ricci’s tomb in Zhalan Cemetery. The cemetery is located in the heart of Beijing on the Haidan district side, in the “backyard” of a Communist Party school. It was a bit strange in the beginning to think about why and how did Matteo…

Student Interview: Matthew Sweetman

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Matthew Sweetman. I was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, a moderately sized city in between Chicago and Milwaukee. I have been studying Chinese for some time and now and in high school I had the opportunity to travel to Beijing with my 老师 laoshi. However, the…

2019 TBC Student’s Spring Break!

TBC Student’s had the chance to travel around Asia and or a few countries outside of Asia during their spring break. Here’s a quick synopsis of their week-long trips on their opportunity to venture out and explore the neighboring countries of China and other countries that they touched base at! 1.Eamonn H. (Marquette University) –…

Thai-ed to Memories

April 2, 2019 By Georgina C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student During spring break a group of 6 friends and I spent our time in the Land of Smiles-Thailand. A week full of dream-like scenery and adventures straight out of a book. To say the least, it was the perfect escape from…

My Hot Spots of Beijing

March 29, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student Here’s a handful of places that I suggest you must try if you are here in Beijing! I hope you enjoy them just as much as I do. Beijing Da Dong, 1416 Roast Duck, Made in China – Peking duck This…

How to Survive Your First Week in Beijing

March 25, 2019 By Connor C., University of Notre Dame, TBC Spring 2019 Student Beijing is going to be intimidating, AT FIRST. Larger than any city in the United States, there’s a lot to be learned. Don’t fear, this blog post is here. Get ready for the time of your life.  Befriend everyone  This is…

Yunnan Academic Excursion

February 19, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student I went down to the Yunnan Province for two weeks with my peers that are in the same academic program. We went to many places in just a short amount of time and it was a fun and exciting experience. It…

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

January 25, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student China has always been on my places to visit list, but I know I couldn’t experience the full Chinese culture that I wanted to if I went on a short vacation. The opportunity for me to come to Beijing and study…

The First Two Weeks in Beijing

January 25, 2019 – originally posted on http://blogs.luc.edu/goglobal/country/china/the-first-two-weeks-in-beijing/  By Filip Z., Loyola University Chicago, TBC Spring 2019 Student When I left Chicago a lot was going through my mind. I was going to a country that I had never been to before, and one that not very many American students wanted to study abroad in, at least…