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Andrew Scobell Discusses His Book "PLA Influence on China's National Security Policymaking"

March 23, 2016

Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.

Zhang Dejiang, National People’s Congress Standing Committee Work Report, March 16, 2016

March 19, 2016

The report was presented to the NPC on March 9 and adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official English translation.

Videos: Panelists Discuss Key Issues Involving the South China Sea

March 11, 2016

Experts discuss the key issues involving the South China Sea and its disputed islands.

Call for Papers: Journal of Chinese Military History (Submission Deadline: ongoing)

March 11, 2016

The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.

Holslag, China's Coming War with Asia, 2015

March 1, 2016

This review by Andrew Oros was published by the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

John Kerry and Wang Yi, Remarks on North Korea, the South China Sea and other topics, February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met at the U.S. State Department and spoke to the press in the Ben Franklin Room.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Ma Ying-jeou, Remarks on Taiping Island, January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.

Radchenko, Unwanted Visionaries -- The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War (January 1, 2013)

January 27, 2016

Simon Miles reviewed Sergey Radchenko's book for the History of War discussion list.

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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.