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Stein Ringen Discusses His Book "The Perfect Dictatorship: China In The 21st Century"

July 31, 2017

Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.

Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波, 1955-2017

Liu Xiaobo
July 13, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波 died today, a prisoner of the Chinese state. 

USC And China In The News, May And June 2017

June 27, 2017

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

USCI’s Collection of Military Affairs Materials

June 16, 2017

Drawn from a variety of government sources, the collection focuses on strategic and security issues.

A broadcast first: KUSC to air Shanghai Symphony concert series from China

May 25, 2017

It’s the first Chinese symphony series to be broadcast on radio in the United States.

Video: Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins on how vaudeville differed between Hollywood and China

May 1, 2017

Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins explore comic convergences on the silver screen, focusing on filmmakers who embraced a vaudevillian aesthetic of visceral comedy and variety entertainment.

USC And China In The News, January and February 2017

February 21, 2017

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

Top scientists from Taiwan will train at USC through new program

February 21, 2017

Agreement with Taiwan Ministry of Education establishes the first co-funded program for Taiwanese postdoctoral fellows to study at USC.

USC caps off week’s worth of outreach in Taipei

February 21, 2017

Visit includes meeting with Taiwanese vice president and trip to National Taiwan University.

John E. Wills, Jr. 1936-2017, Longtime USC China Studies Leader

January 26, 2017

John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.

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Events

August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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. 

August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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.