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.
Documents - Contemporary China
Speech by Xi Jinping At the Reception in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of The Founding of the People's Republic of China
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Comrades and Friends,
The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.
The Chinese government’s information office issued the following statement. It offers the government’s official history of Xinjiang, asserting that it has been part of China for many centuries.
The formal name of the bill is “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019.” The proposal triggered great opposition and massive demonstrations beginning in March 2019 and continuing through the summer. It was formally submitted to the legislature on April 3, 2019. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended consideration of the bill on June 15, 2019, but the bill was not withdrawn. On July 8, 2019, she said “the bill is dead” but did not withdraw the bill.
Xi Jinping, “Work Together for an Open Global Economy That is Innovative and Inclusive,” Nov. 5, 2018
President Xi Jinping helped open the first China import expo with this keynote address. It comes amidst the US-China trade war.
A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.
The offical English and Chinese statements on China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief from The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China.
Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Access Denied - report on working conditions in 2017, Jan. 31, 2018
Foreign correspondents are a vital source of information about China and its ties with others. USCI collects and shares reports such as this one about the conditions for foreign correspondents in China.
At the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, the following resolution was adopted to amend the Party’s constitution.
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.
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.
The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.