A groundbreaking international academic conference examines Columbia's unique role in modern China's history and the contributions of Chinese students and scholars to the University.
Columbia and Modern China: The Chinese Connection
September 10, 2004, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
September 11, 2004, Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School
Some three dozen Chinese and American scholars examined Columbia's impact on China's international relations and diplomacy, intellectual development, education, historiography, medical education, scientific development, art, and literature, as well as the role Chinese students and scholars have played in the growth of Columbia and New York.