contemporary China

Video: Teng Biao Examines Human Rights in China

March 16, 2020

Legal scholar and well-known human rights activist Teng Biao gave a talk at USC on the state of human rights in China.

Cara Wallis on Social media in contemporary China

March 16, 2020

Dr. Cara Wallis, associate professor at Texas A&M University's department of communication, was featured for the annual Walt Fisher Lecture at the USC Annenberg School of Communication.

PRC White Papers

February 3, 2020

A listing of PRC-issued white papers on various topics.

Video: Q&A with Americaville Director Adam James Smith

January 22, 2020

In Americaville, Annie Liu escapes China’s increasingly uninhabitable capital city to pursue happiness, freedom, romance, and spiritual fulfillment in Jackson Hole; only to find the American idyll harder to attain than what was promised to her.

Patrice Poujol Looks at Blockchain Technology in the Chinese Film Industry

December 6, 2019

 Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.

Journalistic Bias In Hong Kong Protest Reporting: Q&A With Stanley Rosen

December 5, 2019

US-China Today spoke with Rosen, an expert in Chinese politics and media, about how the differences in media coverage between Chinese and international media outlets impact the Hong Kong protests, and how such entrenched biases came into being.

Weijian Shan on his journey from the Gobi Desert to a becoming a successful financier

October 30, 2019

Weijian Shan gave a lively talk at USC highlighting his experiences as a "sent-down youth" during China's Cultural Revolution.

Video: Matt Sheehan Looks at Socioeconomic Ties between China and California

October 22, 2019

Despite tensions between the Chinese and American governments, the state of California has deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges with China that reverberate across the globe. Matt Sheehan examines these interactions that make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. 

Matt Sheehan on the Exchanges Between China And California

October 22, 2019

China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, and these interactions make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. In his book, journalist Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections. 

PRC State Council, Food Security in China, October 2019

October 14, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published this white paper on food security.

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Events

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.