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China’s emergence as a key player on the world stage is occasion to reflect on Chinese civilization and its significance for global humanity. The China Forum convenes Chinese academics and public figures with international partners to discuss common challenges at the intersection of culture, ethics, and global society. The forum is a collaboration between Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) and La Civiltà Cattolica (Rome).


Panelists at the Jesuits in China: Models of Intercultural Dialogue event

The Jesuits in China: Models of Intercultural Dialogue Event

Since the time of the missionary Matteo Ricci, S.J. (1552-1610), the Society of Jesus has actively engaged with Chinese culture and society. The Jesuits' historical appreciation of Chinese language, philosophy, and customs has informed a model of intercultural encounter with many variations and…