The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at Boston College is an internationally renowned research center for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange. 

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East-West Scholars In Dialogue: Seminar I

From Meteorologica to Qixiangxue 氣象學: A Case Study of the Transmission of Western Learning to China in the Modern Era

Featuring Dr. WANG Hao 王皓, Associate Professor, Shanghai University
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Sister Teresa

East-West Scholars In Dialogue: Seminar II

Community and Conflict: Recovering the Lives of Four Chinese Sisters in American Missions in West Hunan, 1924-1951

Featuring Dr. WANG Lang 王浪, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology.
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BC Ricci Institute–Harvard-Yenching Institute Joint Visiting Researcher Fellowship Program

The Boston College Ricci Institute and the Harvard-Yenching Institute invite applications for a Joint Visiting Researcher Fellowship for full-time faculty members at Asia-based universities or research institutions in Asia, regardless of citizenship.
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Pipa Recital: A Refreshing Summer

In this recital, Xiangyi Liu will perform both traditional and modern music compositions from China, Korea, Japan, and the U.S.
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From Matteo Ricci to Pope Francis: The Jesuits and Christian Diaglogue in China

The Ricci Institution in conjunction with the US-China Catholic Association is hosting a lecture with Prof. Anthony E. Clark in May.
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Ricci Institute coming to Boston College

The internationally acclaimed institute for Chinese-Western cultural history, and its library, will open at BC in early 2022.
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