A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua
A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Confucius Institute faces backlash at prestigious US school

Professors at the University of Chicago seek to kick out the centre from its campus when the deal is up, saying the institutes come with too many political strings attached

A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua
A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song. There are 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions worldwide. Photo: Xinhua
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