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Julia Chen


Leading Chinese Archaeologist Offers Glimpse into Life of Han Dynasty King

January 13, 2016


In November, preeminent Chinese archaeologist, Li Zebin, gave a presentation at The Asia Foundation in San Francisco about the excavation he helped lead on what is considered one of the most important archaeological discoveries in China in recent years…


A Chinese Journalist Discusses Sino-U.S. Relations with Ten Top U.S. Scholars

September 23, 2015


America’s willingness to accommodate China’s growing political and economic power will be crucial to U.S.-China relations. That was the observation of journalist Liu Yang, deputy newsroom director of China’s Global Times, who visited the U.S. recently as The Asia Foundation’s L. Z. Yuan Fellow in Media and International Relations.


The Museum as Keeper of Memory – a Conversation with Pierre Baptiste

June 10, 2015


Pierre Baptiste, a well-known specialist in ancient Khmer and Cham art, visited San Francisco this spring as The Asia Foundation’s Brayton Wilbur Jr. Fellow in Asian Art. A senior curator at the Musée Guimet in Paris, Mr. Baptiste has also taught at the Faculty of Archaeology of the Royal University of Cambodia in Phnom…