Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
Business -- Pacific Rim Education Program (Hong Kong or Shanghai)
USC Marshall School of Business
Business Practices in The Pacific Rim: This course seeks to improve awareness and understanding of economic, institutional, and cultural issues pertinent to business, markets, policies, and trade in Asia. In addition, it trains students as global managers by allowing them to compare and contrast the U.S. business experience with that of various Pacific Rim nations and industries. The course further seeks to teach patterns of competition in world markets through examination of specific industries and firms.
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The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.