• Brazilian Sinologist: My Chinese Story


    Studying at Peking University has always been my dream and the Confucius Institute program of a PhD fellowship is giving me the opportunity to try to realize this dream.

  • All roads lead to Sinology


    As a European child, my interest for China, Chinese history and civilization naturally started with the discovery of Marco Polos 13th Century travels.

  • She gives Chinese lacquer art a French touch


    Gwenaelle Chassin de Kergommeaux, a French designer and artist, wanted to create something for China, where she has lived since 2007.

  • Frenchman calls China his playground


    Nicolas Favard, a French jewelry designer, was wearing two asymmetric earrings on a December day - one bulky and the other, a slimmer one with a stud.

  • American dreamer in China


    Kenneth E. Behring was wealthy and successful in America, but it was in China that he found the true meaning of life. His work in China has ranged from donating wheelchairs to supporting many museums.

  • The grape and the good


    When he arrived at the Norbert-Hans Vineyard on May 31, vintner Marc Linden began with a thorough examination of the devices in the winemaking workshop before demonstrating grafting techniques in the fields. Despite all the work he needed to do at the family vinery, Sonnenberg in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Linden flew from Germany to China in late May after he received a request for help from his grandfather's old friends at the vineyard in Zaozhuang, Shandong province.