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USC and China in the News, September and October 2014

October 30, 2014

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

Sec. John Kerry, Councilor Yang Jiechi, Senior U.S. State Department Official, “Remarks and a Briefing,” Oct. 18, 2014

October 18, 2014

First are comments made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and PRC State Councilor Yang Jiechi prior to an informal meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Subsequently a briefing for reporters was conducted via teleconference. It focused on the meeting.

Video: Enze Han on The Politics of National Identity in China

September 23, 2014

Enze Han (University of London) examines how five major ethnic minority groups in China, the Uyghurs, Chinese Koreans, Dai, Mongols, and Tibetans, negotiate their national identities with the Chinese nation-state.

Sec. John Kerry, “On the Conviction and Sentencing of Ilham Tohti,” September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued the following statement following the sentencing of Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist who taught in Beijing.

Chinese newspaper covers USC visits

September 14, 2014

A longtime academic and professional partner to many experts, students and employers in China, the USC Davis School of Gerontology was featured in Ta Kung Pao, the oldest active Chinese-language newspaper in China.

Asst. Sec. Charles H. Rivkin, “Building a Dynamic U.S.-China Film Relationship,” September 5, 2014

September 5, 2014

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Rivkin published this op-ed in the The Economic Observer (Beijing). Rivkin previously served as U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco. He was previously the CEO of the Jim Henson Company, producers of the Muppets.

Asst. Sec. Daniel R. Russel, “Press Conference on Asian Affairs,” August 4, 2014

August 4, 2014

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Russel spoke at an event hosted by The Brookings Institution and the State Department Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C. After some discussion of disaster relief, most of the questions focused on tensions in the South China Sea.

Expert in Chinese art set to lead USC Pacific Asia Museum

June 5, 2014

Christina Yu Yu praised for her experience in researching and curating Asian art

Documentary on World’s Fair architecture tells a personal story

June 2, 2014

The film asks a key question: What is the image Americans portray to the world?

Dong, Qing 董卿

June 2, 2014

Dong Qing, a broadcast presenter with China Central Television, is on a one-year leave to study at the University of Southern California as a visiting scholar.