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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.

PRC State Council, “China's Policies on Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation (中国的亚太安全合作政策),” January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017

This is the official English version of this government white paper. It was issued by the State Council Information office. The Chinese version follows the English version.

He, China's Crisis Behavior - Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War, 2016

December 1, 2016

Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.

China in Republican Party Platforms, 1996-2016

November 14, 2016

Excerpts from the Republican Party platforms approved at each presidential nominating convention. A downloadable 19 page pdf is available at the link at the bottom of the page.

Watch presentations from "The China Card: Politics vs. Policy," USCI's 10th Anniversary Conference

October 29, 2016

Watch presentations from the USC U.S.-China Institute's 10th anniversary conference. It was held on September 29, 2016 at the USC Radisson Hotel.

USC US-China Institute, "China in US Presidential Debates"

October 20, 2016

The first televised presidential debates took place in 1960 and U.S. policies toward China and Taiwan were an important part of the discussion. The USC U.S.-China Institute has reviewed transcripts over the past fifty years and shares excerpts here.

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

Talking Points: September 23 - October 7, 2016

September 24, 2016

This issue of Talking Points highlights key issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including a local fight over billion-dollar developments. Our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events across North America is also included.

Clymer, A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945, 2015

August 1, 2016

Robert Anderson for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. It is reprinted here through Creative Commons license.

Talking Points, July 15, 1971 - Nixon and Zhou Shake the World

July 15, 2016

On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.

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Events

April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.