Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
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Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.
This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.
The company’s chairman and CEO is interviewed by Willow Bay during the 2015 USC Global Conference in Shanghai
The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.
The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.
Lisa Funnell's book was reviewed by Amy Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
David Zweig examines the Hong Kong protests and their aftermath.
Daniel R. Russel is U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Richard C. Bush is Director of the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Sophie Richardson is China Director for Human Rights Watch. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin chaired the session.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Democracy in Hong Kong", to explain the context behind Hong Kong's calls for democracy and how demonstrations, especially those similar to the ones in 2014, will affect relations with Beijing. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).