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Video: Media Representations of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands

Senkaku/Diaoyudao disputed islands
November 19, 2014

Presentations by Tom Hollihan, Zhan Zhang, and Patricia Riley on how American, Chinese, and Japanese media discuss the islands and the conflict over them and the impact such representations have on prospects for resolving the dispute.

Video: Worsening Sino-Japan Relations: Implications for the US

April 2, 2014

Professor David Arase discusses Sino-Japan-US ties.

Video: The Asia Pacific in 2014 - Rebalancing, Cross-strait Ties, and Regional Economic Integration

February 20, 2014

The world's largest economies border the Pacific, but territorial claims, trade disputes, military moves, and other issues have many worried. At USC on Feb. 7, expert observers discussed the policies and practices of key actors, how those are perceived, and the current and potential role of multilateral organizations in reducing tension, mediating disputes and promoting stability. A keynote address by Taiwan's former Defense Minister Andrew Yang opened the discussion.

Video: Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century

August 2, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with Orville Schell on China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

China's Increasing Role in International Peacekeeping -- USC student co-authors think tank study

December 8, 2009

Chin-Hao Huang and Bates Gill assess China's role in UN peacekeeping.

Making American Policy Toward China -- scholars and policy makers on economics, security, and climate change

January 24, 2009

Video of presentations made at the U.S.-China Institute's conference is now available. Experts explored the central issues, institutions, interest-groups, and individuals at work in producing U.S. policy toward China.

Video: Thomas Christensen on "Shaping China's Choices"

October 23, 2008

Professor Thomas Christensen's (Princeton University) keynote address at the USCI "Making of U.S.-China Policy" conference at USC on October 13, 2008.

Election ’08 and the Challenge of China - USCI Documentary

October 6, 2008

The U.S.-China relationship is complicated and is vital for both countries and the world. Where do Senators McCain and Obama stand on U.S.-China trade, security, environmental, and human rights issues? How important has policy toward China been in past elections and in 2008? These are the questions explored in a USC U.S.-China Institute documentary.

Taiwan and China’s Military Buildup: Part 4 of Election ’08 and the Challenge of China

October 6, 2008

Two-way trade between Taiwan and China exceeded $100 billion last year and more than one million people from Taiwan are living and working in China. Nonetheless, the Taiwan issue continues to loom large in U.S.-China relations. It and China's efforts to expand and strength its military are the focus of the fourth segment in the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary on the 2008 election and U.S.-China ties.

Will the Olympics Change China?

August 7, 2008

USCI Executive Committee member, Daniel Lynch, discusses in the Far Eastern Economic Review how the Beijing Olympics will, or will not, facilitate political change in China.