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April 2016

Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)

April 5 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 4:00 pm
Hillel at the University of Washington,
4745 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Exhibit Hillel at the University of Washington, Second Floor 4745 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 April 5-30, 2016 Organized by Confucius Institute of the State of Washington Co-organized by: Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, University of Washington Hillel at the University of Washington   From 1933 to 1941, Shanghai became a modern-day “Noah’s Ark” accepting over 18,000 Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust in Europe. Most were from Germany and Austria, but the refugees also included students…

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National Chinese Language Conference

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
Asia Society,
Chicago , IL
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The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) provides a high–profile platform for sharing new ideas and best practices in the fields of Chinese language teaching and learning, Chinese arts and culture, and U.S.–China educational exchange. The ninth annual NCLC is organized by Asia Society and the College Board and will be held in Chicago, IL, April 28–30, 2016.

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May 2016

The social life of silver ornaments of the Miao people

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
HUB on the University of Washington Seattle campus,
4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Bio of Tian Xiameng A third year Ph.D Candidate of Anthropology in Minzu University of China, currently working with Professor Steve Harrell at UW. Focusing on anthropology of art, Xiameng Tian has conducted a 1-year research in the Miao village in Hunan, China, on the handmade silver ornaments and the cultural life of Miao silversmiths. During the talk, Xiameng will share with us her research on the social aspects of Miao’s silver ornaments-history, techs, forms and styles, the cultural associations and customs,…

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June 2016

The Development and Health Benefit of Chinese Tai Chi

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kane Hall (University of Washington),

“The Development and Health Benefit of Chinese Tai Chi” A Lecture by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei followed by Performances of Wushu & Taichi June 1st Wednesday∣ 6pm-8pm∣ Kane Hall, UW organized by Confucius Institute of the State of Washington Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Training Center, China Chinese Wushu & Taichi Academy LLC, Seattle The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington, in partnership with Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Training Center, China and the Chinese Wushu & Taichi Academy LLC is honored…

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