Religion

Call For Papers: New book series “Christianity in Modern China” from Palgrave Macmillan

January 1, 2016

This series addresses Christianity in Modern China since the end of the Opium War in 1842, after which China was opened to foreign countries, companies, missions and individuals, to the present.

McGuire, Living Karma - the Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu (January 1, 2014)

July 6, 2015

Beverley Foulks McGuire's book was reviewed by Daniela Campo for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: Religion in China," June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Religion in China", to explain the freedom and regulation of religion in China, Atheism and the Chinese Communist Party, Christian state-sanctioned and house churches, Islam and Uighurs in Xinjiang, Chinese Buddhism and Folk Religions, Tibetan Buddhism, Banned Religious Groups, and China's religious revival. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: Christianity in China," May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Christianity in China", to describe the history of Christianity in China, China's current policy no religious practice, and the Chinese government's reaction to the increase in Christians. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

U.S. Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report 2015 – China

April 30, 2015

The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.

Idema, The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun (August 13, 2013)

January 26, 2015

Jeffrey L. Richey (Berea College) reviewed this book for H-Net in January 2015. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.

Video: Sam Crane on Teaching Confucius in China

January 15, 2015

Sam Crane (Williams College) discusses the limits of the Confucian revival in China.

U.S. Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report 2014 – China

January 1, 2015

The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.

Video: James Miller on China's Green Religion

December 2, 2014

Professor James Miller of Queen's University discusses the contribution of Daoism to modern-day China.

Professor Sam Crane Discusses "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Dao: Ancient Chinese Thought in Modern American Life"

October 31, 2014

Sam Crane of Williams College talks to USCI about his book examining contentious social issues in the US (abortion, same-sex marriage, euthanasia) using concepts drawn from pre-Qin Confucianism and Daoism.

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Events

October 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Los Angeles, California

Things China Working Group is an informal group to explore research interest in the material networks, systems, economies, media and practices of communication pursued within China or between China and its national and international partnerships. Open only to USC graduate students and faculty. 

November 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk by visiting scholar Roselyn Du to examine how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.