Symposium in China

Symposium in China was founded by Columbia students in 2013. Symposium is committed to promoting intercultural reading seminars on both Eastern and Western civilizations to help participants develop critical thinking skills and global-minded sensibilities. We aim to create a platform where people from all kinds of background can gather to discuss perennial human issues. 

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Beijing Summer 2019


Shanghai Summer 2019


Shenzhen Summer 2019


Shanghai Summer 2018


In this video, participants of Symposium Shanghai 2018 share their unique experiences.


Beijing Summer 2018


Ma’anshan Summer 2018