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Confucius Institute News and Events

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 2019 China Town Hall: November 18

Join more than 75 venues across the United States in a national conversation about key issues, risks and opportunities in the Sino-American relationship on November 18, 2019. This year's CHINA Town Hall features a panel of leading experts in discussion with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos via webcast. The panel will be followed by on-site conversations with local experts in such areas as social issues, international security, and US-China Trade. The Confucius Institute at Webster University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis will jointly host this event at Webster University's Gateway Campus.

All are welcome to attend! Food will be offered at 4:30pm and the event will start at 5pm. Complimentary parking at 9th and Olive Culinaria Garage. Register in advance at See flyer for more information.

Celebration of France and China Cultural Exchange: November 22

Each year, the Confucius Institute proudly joins other departments at Webster University in celebrating International Education Week. This year, the WUCI is teaming up with the Centre Francophone to celebrate the three-way cultural exchange between France, China, and the United States. Join us from 11am to 1pm on Nov. 22 in EAB 102 for a program featuring guest speakers and performers, and exhibition and a free Chinese and French lunch buffet!


Mr. Dennis Pruitt, Vice President of Business Development at Missouri Partnership; Bio

Dr. Ke Ren, Assistant Professor in Chinese and East Asian History at the College of the Holy Cross; Bio


Washington University Spring Ensemble

Exhibition: French Heritage and Chinese Heritage in St. Louis

See flyer for more information 

More information about International Education Week can be found here.

 Past Events

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Sept. 3, 2019       Webster Film Series: Farewell My Concubine

Sept. 3, 2019       Webster Film Series: Comrades: Almost a Love Story

Sep. 16, 2019     Confucius Institute Hosts Exhibit, Demonstration with Chinese Artist Dengbai Yuejin

Sep. 13, 2019     Confucius Institute Hosts Academic Conference, Art Exhibit

Aug. 27, 2019     Confucius Institute Hosts Annual Teacher Training

Aug. 20, 2019     From Customs to Kung Fu: the Confucius Institute's Annual Chinese Summer Camp

Aug. 19, 2019     Chinese Professor Leads Master Class for Dance Summer Intensive, China Spotlight Series

Aug. 8, 2019      Two Countries, One World: International summer camp brings children from two countries together for a week of fun

Apr. 30, 2019     Confucius Institute Participates in Chinese Culture Days at Missouri Botanical Garden

Apr. 19, 2019     Confucius Institute Hosts Annual Chinese Bridge Competition

Mar. 25, 2019     The Confucius Institute Announces Affordable China Trip Summer 2019

Mar. 6, 2019     'Revolutionary Bodies: Eighty Years of Chinese Concert Dance' at the Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Feb. 18, 2019     Snapshots: Confucius Institute Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration

Nov. 7, 2018     Confucius Institute Events: Chairman Ni visit; annual teacher training workshop

Sep. 28, 2018    Highlights: 'Doing Business in China: What They Don't Teach You in Business School'

Sep. 6, 2018     CHINA Town Hall: A videoconference featuring Condoleezza Rice, with local lecture, reception

Apr. 16, 2018     Trade War? Webster University Hosts Expert on U.S.-China Economic Relations

Mar. 14, 2018     Snapshots: Bristol Elementary Students Celebrate Chinese New Year at Confucius Institute