For members of the American press corps in Beijing, the 1980's was a period of testing the boundaries, challenging the restrictions on news coverage at the heart of the system, and exploring parts of Chinese society that had long been off-limits. Assignment China: the 1980s tells their story.
Harvest Moon Festival
Come enjoy the Harvest Moon Festival.
The Harvest Moon Festival is a time to give thanks for the autumn harvest and to celebrate family. Hoiliday celebrations include the gathering of families, consumption of moon cakes, lighting of brightly coloren lanterns, and enjoyment of a full bright moon. Not exclusively a Chinese event, this festival is also celebrated by Vietnamese, Koreans and Filipinos.
Brett Sheehan discusses his new book, which studies the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.
This symposium features leading professors from Fudan University’s School of Journalism. All are also researchers at the school’s Information and Communication Studies Center (复旦大学信息与传播研究中心). They’ll be discussing Shanghai’s past and present, interaction between state and society, and the varying roles of communication in the city’s governance and identity.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a luncheon program in Shanghai on U.S.-China relations, cross-strait ties, and highlights from the Assignment: China series,.