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Conferences and Symposia

The UB Confucius Institute sponsors conferences, symposia, artistic production and workshops related to Chinese language and culture.

All UB faculty are invited to submit proposals for UBCI support for a project they are planning. Before submitting a proposal, faculty members are encouraged to contact the Confucius Institute to discuss potential funding levels and administrative details.

Recent UBCI-sponsored conferences and symposia include:

  • Language Transitions: Policy and Practice of Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign/Second Language
    Collaboration with the UB Graduate School of Education, November 14, 2015
    View a video of this symposium
  • George C. Lee and the UB/China Academic Relationship
    Symposium in Honor of Professor George C. Lee, May 5, 2015
  • International Conference on Confucianism and Education
    October 17-19, 2014, Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, Amherst, NY
  • Globalism in Chinese Perspective
    Symposium in Honor of Professor Roger Des Forges, October 2, 2014, in conjunction with the Department of History, Asian Studies Program, and Office of International Education