Think tank

China Institute

N/A, United States

China Institute is the oldest bicultural, non-profit organization in America to focus exclusively on China. The Institute is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York as a school of continuing education, and its School of Chinese Studies, founded in 1933, is the oldest educational center of its kind in the United States. China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business. China Institute is the go-to resource on China—from ancient art to today’s business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture. Their programs, school, and gallery exhibitions bring to life the depth, complexity and dynamism of China.

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United States

Northern America

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Organisation details

Year founded
Age (years)
China Institute
United States average
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Founded by
Founders: Hu Shi (胡適), Kuo Pingwen (郭秉文), John Dewey, Paul Monroe
Founder gender: All male

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Last updated: 09/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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