SCPKU Graduate Seminar Schedule

Upcoming Seminars

Seminar Title Dates Application Deadline Faculty Leader(s)
Chinese Corporations:  A Case Study Workshop Jun 17-July 5, 2019 May 6, 2019 Professor Andrew G. Walder,  Sociology
Rheology of Complex Liquids July 15-Aug 2, 2019 March 29, 2019 Professor Gerald Fuller, Chemical Engineering
From the Silk Road to the Belt and Road: Economic and Political Relations Between China and Western Asia July 20-Aug 7, 2020 April 15, 2020 Professor Lisa Blaydes; Political Scienc

NOTE: The seminar dates indicate China arrival and departures dates. Due to flight time and the time difference between China and the U.S., the China arrival date is not the same as the departure date from the U.S. Students must depart the U.S. one day earlier. To view a complete description of any seminar, click on the seminar title.

Past Seminars

Seminar Title Dates Application Deadline Faculty Leader(s)
Adolescent and Young Adult Health in China Jun 23-July 14, 2018 March 27, 2018 Professor Randall Stafford, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Methods of Historical Social Science Aug 7-19, 2017 April 14, 2017 Professor Andrew G. Walder, Sociology
Big Science in China: Frontiers in Particle Physics and Cosmology July 1-22, 2017 April 14, 2017 Associate Professor Chao-Lin Kuo, Physics
Visions of the World in MOdern China Thought and Culture June 17-July 8, 2017 November 8, 2016 Professor Ban Wang, East Asian Languages and Cultures
China Digital Health Bootcamp August 14-25, 2016 Contact instructors Robert Chang, Assistant Professor, Stanford Dept of Ophthalmology
Designing Solutions to Global Grand Challenges July 16-August 13, 2016 February 29, 2016 Professors James Landay, Computer Science, and Ge Wang, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics
Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in China: A Multi-Disciplinary and Cross-National Approach June 18-July 9, 2016

- April 20, 2016

- May 1, 2016

Applications reviewed on rolling basis

Professors Randall Stafford, Judith Prochaska, and Michael Baiocchi, Stanford Prevention Research Center
China Digital Health Bootcamp June 19-July 9, 2015 April 22, 2015

Robert Chang, Assistant Professor, Stanford Dept of Ophthalmology

Ravi Pamnani, Director of Marketing & Medical Affairs, Transcend Medical

Chronic Disease in China: Health Care and Public Health Challenges March 14-April 4, 2015 January 3, 2015 Randall Stafford, Stanford Professor of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC)
Creating Music With Laptop Orchestra June 14-July 5, 2014 April 18, 2014 Ge Wang, Stanford Professor, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Department of Music, also Computer Science (by Courtesy)
Conducting Fieldwork Research in China June 21-July 12, 2014 April 25, 2014 Xueguang Zhou, Stanford Professor of Sociology, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) Senior Fellow
June 15-July 6, 2013 April 23, 2013 Richard Vinograd, Stanford Professor of Art & Art History


SCPKU is Stanford’s headquarters for faculty and students engaged in research, teaching, training and outreach activities in China. The Center is located on the PKU campus in the Haidian District of Beijing, which is known for its rich intellectual community, including top universities, research academies and government agencies. The 3400-square-meter center is designed as a resource for the entire Stanford community, providing collaborative spaces and offices as well as support services to facilitate the work of scholars and programs. SCPKU is a focal point for building academic and educational networks throughout East Asia, bringing together established researchers and a new generation of young scholars to create a vibrant and dynamic hub of intellectual exchange and collaboration.

For More Information

Contact Leigh Wang for more information about SCPKU's Graduate Seminar Program and other programs and events at the center.


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