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.
Documents - Contemporary China
PRC State Council, Seeking Happiness for People – 70 Years of Progress on Human Rights in China, September 2019
This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
The formal name of the bill is “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019.” The proposal triggered great opposition and massive demonstrations beginning in March 2019 and continuing through the summer. It was formally submitted to the legislature on April 3, 2019. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended consideration of the bill on June 15, 2019, but the bill was not withdrawn. On July 8, 2019, she said “the bill is dead” but did not withdraw the bill.
China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.
The Chinese government released this white paper on its programs in Xinjiang, describing them as an effective response to terrorism and extremism.
The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.
The Chinese government’s information office issued the following statement. It offers the government’s official history of Xinjiang, asserting that it has been part of China for many centuries.
The Chinese government released this white paper.
A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.
The offical English and Chinese statements on China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief from The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China.
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.