A variety of Ricci Institute public talks or specially commissioned papers were previously published in the Center for the Pacific Rim (now Center for Asia Pacific Studies) occasional paper series, the Pacific Rim Report. These are listed below.
No. 54: What Were “The Directives of Matteo Ricci” Regarding the Chinese Rites? by Paul A. Rule
No. 43: Medicine and Culture Chinese-Western Medical Exchange (1644-ca.1950): Jesuits and Medicine in the Kangxi Court (1662-1722) [Keynote Talk] by Marta E. Hanson. Symposium Summation by Charlotte Furth
No. 32: The Chinese Rites Controversy: A Long Lasting Controversy in Sino-Western Cultural History, a Panel Discussion featuring Paul Rule, Claudia von Collani, and Eugenio Menegon
No. 29: Nourishing the Spirit: The Search for Meaning in Contemporary China, a Panel Discussion featuring Fan Lizhu, James D. Whitehead, and Evelyn Eaton Whitehead
No. 27: Of the Mind and the Eye: Jesuit Artists in the Forbidden City in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Lauren Arnold and Elisabetta Corsi
No. 24: Nourishing the Spirit: Social Change and Spiritual Development in China Today, a Panel Discussion featuring Fan Lizhu, Peter Tze Ming Ng, James D. Whitehead, and Evelyn Eaton Whitehead
No. 23: 'Home Afar': The Life of Central European Jewish Refugees in Shanghai during World War II, by Péter Vámos
No. 19: Nourishing the Spirit: Social Change and Spiritual Development in China Today - "Social Change and Spiritual Development in China Today" by Richard P. Madsen; "Three Approaches to Spiritual Values" by Fenggang Yang; "Popular Religion in Shenzhen" by Lizhu Fan; "Nourishing the Spirit in China Today" by Diane Obenchain; and "The Three-Self (Protestant) Church and Chinese Christians Who do not Go to Church" by Zongkun Liu
No. 17: "Christianity in China: Growing on Holy Ground" by Paul A. Rule, and "Wisdom for the Journey: Historical Perspectives on the Inculturation of Christianity in China" by Nicolas Standaert, S.J., Keynote addresses from the 18th National Catholic China Conference.
No. 12: China and Christianity: "Burdened Past, Hopeful Future" - "Chinese Higher Education and the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia" by David W. Vikner and "The Henry Luce Foundation: A Century of Service to Christianity and Higher Education in China" by H. Christopher Luce.