Learn how to find and preserve your family’s history. Whether you’re just getting started or are a pro, get tools and methodologies to discover your family roots and journey. This two-day series of in-depth workshops, presentations, case studies and one-on-one consultations with expert practitioners of Chinese genealogy in America will inspire and teach you how to find out “where you’re really from”:
Where did my Chinese ancestors come from and why did they come?
How do I start creating a family tree?
Where can I get my family’s U.S. immigration files and other government records?
What are Chinese clan genealogy books and where can I find mine?
How can I do research if I am not Chinese-literate?
Introduction to Chinese Genealogy Research
Discovering Chinese Family History in Personal Documents and Non-Traditional Sources
Tips for Conducting Online Chinese Genealogy Research
Finding and Interpreting Chinese Genealogy Books
Principles of Chinese Naming Conventions
Using Special Archives and Rare Special Collections for Family History Research
Planning a Genealogy Research Trip in China
NOTE: Workshops are generally geared towards descendants of immigrants with roots in southern China, but the principles and approaches are applicable to all.