Racial discrimination against people of Chinese and other Asian ethnicities has risen sharply in number and severity globally amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new publication in the journal International Social Work, Qin Gao and Xiaofang Liu review the prevalence and consequences of anti-Asian racial discrimination during COVID-19 and call for action in practice, policy, and research to stand against it.
The Columbia China Center for Social Policy continues its 2020-2021 lecture series on “Chinese Social Policy from Comparative Perspectives” with six lectures from multidisciplinary backgrounds in spring 2021. The lecture series is co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and offered online via Zoom Webinar. All lectures are free and open to the public.