Reports and Events

Read China Institute reports and view our past events

Red Chinese parasol on a summer day against a backdrop of green bushes

The China Institute produces an annual report detailing our activity, engagement and impact in-country. You can read our Annual Reports from the past two years, as well as the report on economic and social impact of the University of Birmingham on the city of Guangzhou, below.  In addition, we are pleased to share recordings of events which took place in 2020 and 2021, including our annual concert, and lecture.

Annual Reports

China Institute Annual Report 2021 (PDF Dual Language) (Word English Accessible) (Word Chinese Accessible)

China Institute Annual Report 2020 (PDF Dual language) (Word English Accessible) (Word Mandarin accessible)

China Institute Annual Report 2019 (PDF)

Economic impact study

Read our report on the economic and social impact of the University of Birmingham on the city of Guangzhou.

Online concerts and events

Watch highlights from our 2022 Li Siguang Lecture, delivered by Prof John Loughhead CB OBE FREng FTSE on the topic: "Science Diplomacy with China -Behind the Headlines"

Watch our 2022 Lunar New Year concert

Watch our 2021 Li Siguang lecture, delivered by Prof Yan Zheng, Chair Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, SUSTech on the topic  "Enhancing Groundwater Sustainability for Climate Resilience"

Watch our Chinese New Year 2021 concert

Watch our 2020 annual Li Siguang lecture, delivered by Kevin Sui, on the topic: "UK-China: Cultural Understanding Beyond Language"

Watch the Chinese New Year 2020 concert