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About the Series

This annual series was created in 2011 in partnership with the U.S.-China Working Group and has expanded to include both the House and Senate. This briefing series brings experts to Capitol Hill to brief congressional staff on a wide range of relevant issues impacting China and the U.S.-China relationship. Congressional staff attending a predesignated number of sessions each year receive a professional development certificate and are eligible for consideration by USAI for congressional staff delegations to China.

2016 marked the 6th annual series.

11Jul

2016

2016 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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The US-Asia Institute is currently organizing the 6th Annual China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff for 2016. It will be held on Capitol Hill, May 16 through July 11. More details to follow. Read More

Jun1

2015

2015 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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With the U.S. rebalance to Asia and increased global attention turned to the region, U.S. policies and interactions with China are of greater consequence than ever before. In order to emphasize the importance of the dynamic U.S.-China relationship, the US-Asia Institute partners with the U.S. House and U.S. Senate U.S.-China Working Groups to sponsor the 5th Annual China 101 Series. This year’s seven-part series is designed to provide Congressional Staff with the most relevant, salient issues facing U.S.-China relations today. Leading experts will engage in critical discussions of the most pertinent issues relating to China followed by an audience Q&A session.Read More

Jun9

2014

2014 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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The 2014 China 101 Seminar Series This seven-session series will bring experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China. All sessions will include time for Q&A. Please note: This event will be open to congressional staff members only. For more information and to RSVPRead More

16May

2013

2013 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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The U.S.-China Working Group, in partnership with the US-Asia Institute, hosted the third annual China 101 Seminar Series this summer. The eight-session series featured experts on Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China and their impacts on a complicated relationship with the U.S. All sessions included time for Q&A. To open the series this year we provided an introduction to China’s geography, demography, history, and the U.S.-China relationship today.Read More

Sep20

2012

2012 China 101 Reception

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On Thursday, September 20th, we recognized and celebrated the Congressional staff who completed the US-Asia Institute and China Working Group’s 2012 China 101 Briefing Series. Details Thursday, September 20, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 PM US-Asia Institute 232 East Capitol St, NE Washington, DC 20003 Prior to the reception, a briefing was held from 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM entitled: Forbidden Citizens:Read More

May16

2012

2012 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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The US-Asia Institute in partnership with the U.S.-China Working Group and the Congressional Research Service held the China 101 Seminar Series during the summer of 2011. The six-week series brought experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China and impacts on a complicated relationship with the U.S. Briefings included presentations...Read More

Jun16

2011

2011 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

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The China 101 Briefing Series for congressional staff was created by the US-Asia Institute in 2011 in partnership with the House of Representatives US-China Working Group, and in consultation with Congressional Research Service. The six-part series was planned with the goal to provide nonpartisan information that would provide a strong foundation for those working on...Read More