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Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia
Asia Society hosts a keynote address by scholar Regina Krahl on the eve of a daylong symposium co-organized with Columbia University. This landmark symposium represents the first academic gathering in the United States to present a comprehensive review of the cargo of the Belitung shipwreck and the maritime trade routes of the ninth century with a view to broadening the understanding of the profound cultural significance of the find.
- Bryan Averbuch, CUNY
- Dora Ching, P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art at Princeton University (moderator)
- John Guy, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Derek Heng, Northern Arizona University and the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Center, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore)
- François Louis, Bard Graduate Center
- Victor Mair, University of Pennsylvania
- Adriana Proser, Asia Society Museum, New York (moderator)
- Liu Yang, The Minneapolis Institute of Art
It’s the first Chinese symphony series to be broadcast on radio in the United States.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years.
USC US-China Institute director Clay Dube will ask Julie Makinen of the L.A. Times, Jonathan Karp of the Asia Society, and May Lee of CCTV what it takes to report on complex and ever-changing China.