Multimedia

Video: Syaru Shirley Lin Examines Sino-Taiwan Relations

November 1, 2016

Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.

Video: Andrew Morris on the Defection of PLA Air Force Commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan

October 26, 2016

Andrew Morris discussed the defection of squadron commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan.

Gail Hershatter Discusses Her Book "The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past"

June 9, 2016

Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.

Screenings of "Assignment: China" around the Country

February 10, 2016

A complete list of screenings of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary series Assignment China, a multi-part documentary series on the history of American correspondents in China dating back to the 1940s.

Louisa Lim Discusses her book "The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited"

January 29, 2016

In The People's Republic of Amnesia, Louisa Lim charts how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.

Robert Wells discusses his book "Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea"

June 16, 2015

Robert Wells speaks to USCI about his book "Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea," which tells the true story of a deadly 1874 shipwreck off Southern China that killed hundreds and scattered treasure in the South China Sea.

Video: Media Representations of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands

Senkaku/Diaoyudao disputed islands
November 19, 2014

Presentations by Tom Hollihan, Zhan Zhang, and Patricia Riley on how American, Chinese, and Japanese media discuss the islands and the conflict over them and the impact such representations have on prospects for resolving the dispute.

Assignment: China - Tiananmen Square

May 31, 2014

Brought by broadcast and print journalists into American homes, the images and ideas of the 1989 Beijing demonstrations and their violent suppression had tremendous impact on perceptions of China.

Video: Screenings of Tiananmen Square

May 13, 2014

A series of discussions of what happened in 1989.

Assignment: China - China Watching

February 27, 2014

This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.

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