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Attendees from a China Forum event in San Francisco

About the China Forum

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.

Through academic seminars, public events, and an online platform, the China Forum will initially focus on three topics: the global ecological crisis; humanities education for a global era; and the ethics of artificial intelligence.

The China Forum is a collaboration between Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) and La Civiltà Cattolica (Rome), two Catholic and Jesuit institutions committed to intercultural dialogue. It is premised on the view that today’s political and ideological divides make such dialogue critically important to advance the global common good.