Bregtje van der Haak discusses her documentary, “DNA Dreams," which documents the work of Chinese scientists who are attempting to analyze and potentially clone the DNA of 2,000 highly gifted children.
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.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Victor Shih and Zhang Xiaojing on the large government debts that have accumulated in China, especially at the local level and the resources available to the government to meet its obligations and to foster continued economic expansion.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk by Willy Lam on Xi's personal history, the factional politics through which he ascended, the configuration of power of the Fifth-Generation leadership, and the country's likely future directions under the charismatic "princeling."