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On Tuesday, October 18 the University of Minnesota China Center served as a local host for CHINA Town Hall, a project of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Over 60 guests gathered at Humphrey School of Public Affairs for a reception and a a web cast presentation by Dr. Henry Kissinger, a former Secretary of State who played a crucial role in arranging President Nixon's 1972 visit to China.
After the webcast, local speaker Mark Sidel, Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison presented a lecture "Civil Society and the State in China: The Role of Foreign and Domestic Groups and the Chinese Government Policies." Learn more about the event.
Welcome to the University of Minnesota China Center. Since 1979, the China Center has worked to build the bridge of understanding, friendship, exchange, and cooperation between the U.S. and the Greater China. To fulfill this mission, the China Center draws on the strengths of the University of Minnesota and partners with public and private organizations in Minnesota and the U.S. to promote relations with the Greater China by: