Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Phillip Saunders Speaks at the China Card Conference
Phillip Saunders, Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, spoke on the “Strategic Issues: Myths, Worries, and Choices” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Phillip Saunders is Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies. Dr. Saunders served as Director of Studies for the Center for Strategic Research and has previously worked at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Dr. Saunders is co-author with David Gompert of The Paradox of Power: Sino-American Strategic Restraint in an Era of Vulnerability (2011) and co-editor with Andrew Scobell of PLA Influence on China’s National Security Policymaking (2015). He has published numerous articles and book chapters on China and Asian security issues in journals such as International Security, China Quarterly, and The China Journal.
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.