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.
Phillip Saunders Speaks at the China Card Conference
Phillip Saunders is Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies. Dr. Saunders served as Director of Studies for the Center for Strategic Research and has previously worked at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Dr. Saunders is co-author with David Gompert of The Paradox of Power: Sino-American Strategic Restraint in an Era of Vulnerability (2011) and co-editor with Andrew Scobell of PLA Influence on China’s National Security Policymaking (2015). He has published numerous articles and book chapters on China and Asian security issues in journals such as International Security, China Quarterly, and The China Journal.
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.