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Sixth Annual SAIS Asia Conference

In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, the 2017 SAIS Asia Conference will evaluate the progress of Washington’s Asia rebalance policy to date, and explore the ways in which the new administration will engage with Asia.

Maritime Regime Building in East Asia: The Past, Present, and Its Prospects for the Future

The Harvard-Yenching Institute will be hosting Koo Min Gyo, Associate Professor of Public Administration at Seoul National University, to discuss maritime regime building in East Asia.

ChinaFile Presents: The New Yorker on China

Join ChinaFile and five writers—Orville Schell, Peter Hessler, Evan Osnos, Zha Jianying, and Jiayang Fan—for a look back at their four decades of reporting on China for The New Yorker. The event will be moderated by David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker.

China's Rise, U.S. Re-Balancing, and Japan Caught in the Middle

The Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium and the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College present a presentation by David Arase addressing Japan's difficult situation created by the competition between China and the U.S.

The 21st Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture: China’s Rise and the Challenge to East Asian Security

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies hosts its 21st Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture on the impact of China's rise on East

China's Military Modernization and National Security Strategy

Karl Eikenberry will be speaking at Stanford University on May 14, 2012.

The Digital Economy Forum: Prospects for Taiwan-US Cooperation in the Internet Age

This event on October 14 will include reflections on the second U.S.-Taiwan DEF meeting, as well as a discussion by panelists on how the DEF fits into broader U.S.-Taiwan economic engagement.

What it takes to be a smart China watcher

Join the George Washington University Global China Connection as it hosts Bill Bishop and Kaiser Kuo to discuss what it takes to be a smart China watcher.



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.