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.
Sun Zhe Speaks at the China Card Conference
Sun Zhe 孙哲 is an adjunct senior research scholar and co-director of China Initiative at School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University. He founded the Center for U.S.-China Relations at Tsinghua University and previously taught at Fudan University and Ramapo College of New Jersey. He received a Ph.D in Political Science from Columbia University and has written and edited more than twenty books, including American Studies in China: 1979-2006 (2007) and Rise and Expansion: American Domestic Politics and US-China Relations (2004). Sun serves as a senior consultant to the US-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue and is a senior policy adviser to the Office of Taiwan Affairs of the State Council.
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.