Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.
The Financial Crisis and the Changing Role of Workers in China
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China present a roundtable discussion on the financial crisis and worker's roles in China.
At this CECC Roundtable, a panel of experts will discuss the impact of the current financial crisis on the lives and rights of workers in China. Panelists will also examine the changing role that workers, including migrant workers, are playing in shaping the future of economic, legal, and political reform in China.
Leslie T. Chang, Author of Factory Girls (Spiegel & Grau, 2008); former China correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Robin Munro, Research Director, China Labour Bulletin
Erin Ennis, Vice President, US-China Business Council
Earl Brown, Labor and Employment Law Counsel and China Program Director, Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO
Click here <http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_house_hearings&docid=f:45233.pdf> to download a copy of the Commission's full 2008 Annual Report.
CECC Roundtables are open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.