Center for Chinese Studies

Founded in 1957, the Center for Chinese Studies is one of the most active and respected research centers in the nation. The Center puts on a full program of public activities each semester. These include lectures, colloquia, film screenings, performances, and scholarly conferences. CCS also hosts individual visiting scholars from many countries, and coordinates other China-related activities on campus. CCS provides research grants annually to Berkeley faculty in Chinese studies. The Center also provides various forms of support for graduate student research on every aspect of Chinese studies, and across many different disciplines.