John Pomfret examines the remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present day.
Future of Asia Conference
Started in 2016, the Future of Asia Conferences bring together influential voices from both sides of the Pacific to look at the opportunities and challenges in the world’s most rapidly growing continent.
Los Angeles has the largest Asian population of any US city. The entertainment, technology and business communities in Los Angeles are all deeply invested in Asia, and vice versa. Started in 2016, the Future of Asia Conferences bring together influential voices from both sides of the Pacific to look at the opportunities and challenges in the world’s most rapidly growing continent.
The conferences are organized by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, founded in 1953 as a non-partisan forum for foreign affairs.
ASSC is pleased to be a partner of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council for the Future of Asia Conference. Wendy Cutler, Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, will be among the influential speakers at this two-day conference, titled, U.S. and Asia: Leadership in a Time of Change. ASSC members are entitled to discounted ticket prices.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.
The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.