China in the World and the Chinese Diaspora

Understanding China entails an understanding of how Chinese people live, work, and travel beyond Chinese borders. Food, cultural celebrations, and charitable giving help define Chinese communities around the world. 

Key issues include:

  • Chinese communities in the Americas
  • Cultures of giving and philanthropy
  • Chinese foodways
  • Transnational education
  • The Belt and Road Initiative

Recent and ongoing activities:



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