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.
Kobe said China was like his "second home"
As news of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home."
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As news about Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home." Former Lakers teammate Sun Yue remembered him on Weibo, "You haven’t left, you have influenced a generation with your Mamba spirit, and we will go strong with your spirit! You, always RIP in my heart." South China Morning Post
- Despite China’s great love for basketball, it is the American import players that consistently come out on top. US-China Today
- China's fight with the NBA over tweets about protests in Hong Kong explained. Vox
- The documentary series “Kobe Disciples” follows young Chinese basketball players as they are mentored by Kobe Bryant.
- Back in 2009, we looked at the NBA's increasing popularity in China.
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.