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.
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The USC U.S.-China Institute documents collection includes a wide range of government reports, speeches by leaders, treaties, and other materials. These are materials used by policymakers, journalists, and scholars in understanding the declared intentions of states, assessments of policies and practices, and expressions of hope. Some of the documents that have been in the news recently include the U.S. Defense Department’s assessment of China’s military aims and capabilities, China's government's statement on the functions of its military, reports on cyberhacking, and the official U.S. government review of human rights in China and the official Chinese government review of human rights in the U.S.
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Categories of documents include:
US-China: materials produced by one or the other about the other or about the relationship
Contemporary China: materials about China since 1949
Pre-49 China: materials about China prior to the establishment of the People’s Republic
US-Taiwan: materials focusing on the US-Taiwan relationship
Contemporary Taiwan: materials about Taiwan since 1949
US-Asia: materials focusing on US relations with the broader region or with areas besides China or Taiwan
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.