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David Pierson of the Los Angeles Times Discusses Reporting in China
David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences of reporting in China.
David Pierson is a Southeast Asia correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in Singapore. A staff writer since 2000, he was previously based in Beijing covering China. Pierson is a native of Hong Kong and has also written on technology, agriculture and marijuana from California.
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 Asia Society Southern California present a talk with Robert Koepp, the Hong Kong Director of The Economist Corporate Network, about the implications of the latest developments in Hong Kong.
The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a book talk with Klaus Mühlhahn. Making China Modern provides a panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine. At this event Professor Mühlhahn will focus on the lessons from history that provide insight into China's evolving international position and how the United States and others should respond.