Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
An Inside Look at Global Health Activity at USC
Lily Fu is a USC graduate student pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health. Over the past summer (2011), she traveled abroad to assess air pollution beliefs and attitudes among pregnant women in Beijing, China. Working alongside Dr. Jim Zhang, her trip was part of a larger body of work to research air pollution exposure during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes.
Lily’s research topic is: Socioeconomic Status and Belief of Air Pollution Effects on Adverse Birth Outcomes – China.
The USC Institute for Global Health is a campus-wide focal-point for interdisciplinary activities in global health. Its mission is to improve global health by educating future and current global health leaders, carrying out trans-disciplinary research, and assuring that the evidence collected informs policy and practice to make a difference.
To read more, click here to visit Lily’s blog.
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 USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.