In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.
Happy New Year -- 新年愉快 -- governments around the world mark the Year of the Ox with special stamps
Happy New Year!
The year of the ox begins Monday. We wish you and your family the best possible year.
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The mainstreaming of the lunar new year is quite remarkable - companies such as Time Warner Cable have worked the holiday into their marketing campaigns. The envelope below, addressed to "current resident," brought their latest pitch.
People in many nations mark the lunar new year and many governments have issued stamps to mark the occasion. Below we send you pictures of those stamps as a way of celebrating and wishing you well.
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Have you seen other companies working the lunar new year into their advertising? Have you come across new year stamps from other countries? Please share them with us. Send images and links to us at email@example.com.
Don't forget -- we look at the international and domestic impact of the Beijing Olympics at USC next Friday, January 30. Click here to see the line-up of scholars, journalists, officials, and athletes who will be speaking. Register now to save your space.
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Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.