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Xi Jinping, “Work Together for an Open Global Economy That is Innovative and Inclusive,” Nov. 5, 2018

November 5, 2018

President Xi Jinping helped open the first China import expo with this keynote address. It comes amidst the US-China trade war.

The Facts and China’s Position on China-US Trade Friction, September 2018

September 3, 2018

A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.

China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief

April 3, 2018

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

January 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.

Chinese Communist Party, 2017 Resolution on Amending the CCP Constitution, Oct. 24, 2017

October 24, 2017

At the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, the following resolution was adopted to amend the Party’s constitution.

Committee to Protect Journalists, Chinese authorities briefly detain Globe and Mail journalist in Xinjiang

August 24, 2017
The following is a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists on the actions of Chinese authorities obstructing journalists in Xinjiang. 

Committee to Protect Journalists, Chinese police harass and briefly detain VOA journalist, August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017

The following is a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists on the actions of Tianjin police who detained a Voice of America reporter. 

President Xi's speech at opening of Belt and Road forum, May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017

This is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. 

PRC State Council, “China's Policies on Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation (中国的亚太安全合作政策),” January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017

This is the official English version of this government white paper. It was issued by the State Council Information office. The Chinese version follows the English version.

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Events

January 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

One of the most influential modern Chinese writers and the author of Lust, Caution, Eileen Chang passed away in Los Angeles in 1995. After her death, Dominic Cheung, Professor Emeritus at USC, took care of her sea burial in San Pedro and set up the Eileen Chang Special Collection in the East Asian Library at USC in 1997. Cheung will discuss these experiences as a part of the lecture series titled Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus.

January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.