Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
pre ’49 China
The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.
This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.
Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.
Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.
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 Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Chinese Communist Party", to explain the Party's origins and power structure, the current Congress, challenges in governance, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Eleanor Albert.
Beverley Foulks McGuire's book was reviewed by Daniela Campo for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)
Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted 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 and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.