From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang, One Child Nation explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment, uncovering one shocking human rights violation after another - from abandoned newborns, to forced sterilizations and abortions, and government abductions.
Merle Goldman, Boston University
Merle Goldman is Professor Emerita of History at Boston University and Research Associate of the John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University. She is a leading expert on Chinese affairs, and the author of a number of books and articles on China's cultural and political history. Her most recent books are From Comrade to Citizen: The Struggle for Political Rights in China (2005), Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China: Political Reform in the Deng Xiaoping Era (1994), China’s Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent, Harvard University Press (1981) and, with co-author John K. Fairbank, the expanded version of China: A New History (1998). In addition, Dr. Goldman is the editor or co-editor of eight books on China.
Author and leading China environmental expert Barbara Finamore examines China's environmental challenges as it leads the development of a global system of green finance.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society for 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 presents a book talk with journalist and author Matt Sheehan. His new book chronicles the deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges between China and California.