Response to COVID-19

To help limit the coronavirus risk to our campus, community, and guests, the Center for Chinese Studies will host the lecture series in Spring 2021 via Zoom Webinar. The CCS office is currently closed with staff working remotely. Please forgive any delay in communication at this time. 

However, we are running normal cycles of application. For visiting scholar program, please contact Skye VanValkenburgh ( For the other programs, please contact Xiaojie Ma (

For information on how UC Berkeley is responding, please go to this webpage:

We encourage all friends of CCS to follow the guidelines set by health and government officials and to stay safe and healthy.

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