Academics

Program
Welcome

Welcome

China is once again a major force in the world. Beyond the scope of conventional area studies, the innovative interdisciplinary major in Global China Studies allows students to cultivate critical…

Curriculum
Curriculum

Curriculum

The Global China Studies program at NYU Shanghai provides students with an intellectual foundation in Chinese history, language and society.

Faculty
Faculty

Faculty

The program features faculty focused on China's global economic, social, and political conditions 

Profiles

Elisabeth Fisher, '18

Elisabeth Fisher, '18

Global China Studies has changed my perspective on China and its place in the world for the past three years. As I approach graduation, I can still say I learn something that reorients my perspective on China regularly. Our core course, The Concept…
Guangzhou Trading

Guangzhou Trading

On Thursday, award-winning anthropologist Gordon Mathews introduced an NYU Shanghai audience to the challenges of ethnic integration for foreign traders, mostly Africans and Arabs, in South China’s Guangzhou, which he coined as a growing center of “…

David Moser

In this lecture at NYU Shanghai, author David Moser explains how the modern Chinese language came into being, the result of a patchwork of compromises based upon many thorny linguistic, historical and political factors

Events

Past Events

The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Other Foreigners in South China’s Global Marketplace

The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Other Foreigners in South China’s Global Marketplace

Room 1505, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

J March 2018 00:00

China's Search for a Common Language: The Past and Future of Putonghua

China's Search for a Common Language: The Past and Future of Putonghua

Room 1505, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

J February 2018 00:00

 Imperial Cities as Capitals of Buddhist Empires, ca. 650–770

Imperial Cities as Capitals of Buddhist Empires, ca. 650–770

Room 1505, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

J November 2017 00:00