The Birmingham International Center is proud to present the Spotlight on the People's Republic of China 2015

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The BIC is spotlighting the People's Republic of China for 2014-2015. We have so many wonderful events this year, everyone can find something they'll love! 

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Featured Events

APRIL: "Kreplach & Dim Sum--Yes, There Are Jews In China!"

This event features Robyn Helzner who shares stories, photos, video and music to explore the extraordinary history of the Jewish communities in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Kaifeng; and traces their emergence as the fastest growing Jewish region in the world.  This event will also feature the Jewish Refugees of Shanghai Exhibit.  For more information and to RSVP, CLICK HERE!


MAY:  International Women's Awards Dinner

 International Women's Day, a global celebration for economic, political, and social achievements of women.  As part of this annual event, BIC presents the prestigious "Woman of Consequence Award" to a woman from China and/or of Chinese heritage in the United States.  This years honoree is Amy Chua, the John M. Duff, Jr., Professor of Law at Yale Law School and well-known author. Local "motivating women" awards are also presented.  For tickets, more information or to nominate a 'motivating woman', CLICK HERE!

Check out Amy Chua on the Colbert Report discussing "Tiger Mother"!