Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
"Cross-Strait Relations: The Road Ahead"
A prolific writer on U.S. relations with Northeast Asia, Alan Romberg is Director of the East Asia Program at The Henry L. Stimson Center, where he has been since 2000. From 1964 to 1985, he was a foreign service officer, focusing on East Asia in a number of positions, including on the National Security Council staff and as Deputy State Department spokesperson. For the next decade, Mr. Romberg was C.V. Starr Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He returned to government service in 1994, serving as Principal Deputy Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN, and Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy. He is author of Rein In at the Brink of the Precipice: American Policy Toward Taiwan and U.S.-PRC Relations. Click here to go to the conference home page.
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).