Research and Education
Online Chinese Language Learning Classes
This language-learning program, a collaborative venture with the Confucius Institute, broadcasts live classes on the Chinese language to public sector universities across Pakistan via video conferencing facility. Two courses are held each year, of four months’ duration each. The venture follows PCI’s successful initiation of a Chinese language-learning program in the renowned Roots School System of Pakistan.
Monograph Series: Corridors, Culture and Connectivity
Corridors, Culture and Connectivity, a monograph series, is Pakistan China Institute’s latest project that is set to debut in 2015. The monograph will encompass topics ranging from regional economic integration and development to the geostrategic significance and socio-cultural dynamics in and of the Asian region, as well as international developments that have a bearing on Pakistan-China relations in particular, and the region as a whole.
To this end, PCI is working with academicians across Pakistan to develop a comprehensive body of research work on CPEC.
Covering various aspects, including rail and road connectivity, regional security, and stability, as well as the socio-economic impact on Pakistan and the region. The first of these monographs will focus on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and its impact on Balochistan.