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  • Human Rights in China Today

    March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist. 

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  • Building the post 1949 state in China and Taiwan

    April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

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  • Geographic shapes of political power: Sovereignty regimes and the emerging Belt Road Initiative

    April 23, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC Center for International Studies for a talk with Professor Tom Narins from the University at Albany (SUNY Albany) on how the Belt and Road Initiative illustrates ways that sovereignty works that conventional international relations fail to account for. 

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February 18, 2020 - 12:15pm
Seattle, Washington

Please join the University of Washington's East Asia Center for a Chinese Research Workshop on Text Mining and Analysis. 

February 19, 2020 - 12:30pm
Berkeley, California

Professor George Breslauer explores four surviving, yet distinctly different, communist regimes — China, Vietnam, North Korea and China — and discusses their future prospects and the implications for US foreign policy.

February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm
New York, New York

Join the China Institute for a screening of a documentary highlighting China's poverty relief stories, followed by a discussion.

February 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Join Dr. Wenhao Diao of the University of Arizona on her talk about American and Chinese Youth. 

February 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
La Jolla, California

Join Julia Strauss of the University of London on her talk about state formation in China and Taiwan. 

February 20, 2020 - 5:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Join us for a reading and conversation with four outstanding Chinese writers whose works upend the notion of a monolithic Chinese identity and uncover a much more complicated story about the diversity of Chinese diasporic experiences in America: 2017 National Book Award finalist Lisa Ko (The Leavers), crime-writer-turned-YA-author Ed Lin (David Tung Can’t Have a Girlfriend Until He Gets into an Ivy League College), Smithsonian Ingenuity Award–recipient Mimi Lok (Last of Her Name), and Max Yeh (Stolen Oranges), whom E.L. Doctorow desribed as "a writer on a rampage."

February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Houston, Texas

The Formosa Quartet makes its Asia Society Texas Center debut performing two special commissions by Taiwanese composer Wei-Chieh Lin, alongside works by Beethoven.

February 20, 2020 - 7:30pm
San Marino, California

The Huntington Library hosts a talk on the first Chinese works to consider garden design an art.

February 21, 2020 - 12:00pm
San Diego, California

Join Professor Baum of the University of California, Irvine on her talk about fortune telling. 

February 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Los Angeles, California

2019 marks the 150-year anniversary of the completion of the US Transcontinental Railroad, and the labor of Chinese railroad workers was instrumental to its completion.