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
The change that attracted the most attention was the removal of term limits for the president (国家主席 state chairman) of China. This was widely seen as permitting the current president, Xi Jinping, to continue in office. The Communist Party has formal term limits for its general secretary and Xi Jinping was expected to continue in that position beyond the 2022 Party congress.
Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Access Denied - report on working conditions in 2017, Jan. 31, 2018
Foreign correspondents are a vital source of information about China and its ties with others. USCI collects and shares reports such as this one about the conditions for foreign correspondents in China.
At the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, the following resolution was adopted to amend the Party’s constitution.
Committee to Protect Journalists, Chinese authorities briefly detain Globe and Mail journalist in Xinjiang
Committee to Protect Journalists, Chinese police harass and briefly detain VOA journalist, August 22, 2017
The following is a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists on the actions of Tianjin police who detained a Voice of America reporter.
This is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
PRC State Council, “China's Policies on Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation (中国的亚太安全合作政策),” January 11, 2017
This is the official English version of this government white paper. It was issued by the State Council Information office. The Chinese version follows the English version.
The full report is available at the link below.
The FCCC survey looks at a variety of issues. This report is based on 142 responses. Journalists from more than 30 countries and territories belong to the organization.
The report was presented to the NPC on March 9 and adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official English translation.
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.