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There is a wide variety of financial assistance available for students and faculty pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawai’i. Students and faculty are encouraged to contact their departments, as well as look for national and international funding opportunities.


The Center for Chinese Studies serves as a place where students and faculty can interact, learn, and study about China, in depth across a range of academic disciplines, and contribute to broader understandings and appreciation of Chinese society and culture.


Our CCS community consists of many different people from diverse backgrounds and interests. Student or teacher, in academia or industry, our members share a keen interest in China’s past, present, and future. Visit here and get to know our community.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

While the Center for Chinese Studies does not currently host or run any study abroad programs, we have gathered the following links to programs being run by other offices: Tsinghua University Chinese History and Society Program – June 25th –

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Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms by Dr. Michael Aung-Thwin

When the great kingdom of Pagan declined politically in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, its territory devolved into three centers of power and a period of transition occurred.

Recent Opportunities & Engagements

The Center for Chinese Studies continually works with partners within and without of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa system to provide quality resources and programming.