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Video: A Door Ajar - Charlotte Furth talks of teaching in a US-China Beijing program just after normalization

USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth discusses her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.

Video: Michael Meyer on Learning About China From the Ground Up

Michael Meyer talks about his experiences as a young Peace Corps volunteer in China, a story that is both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 

Video: Deborah Brautigam on China and Africa

Deborah Bräutigam, one of the world’s leading experts on China and Africa, explores China’s evolving global quest for food security and Africa’s possibilities for structural transformation.

Victor Shih: Discussant for Economics: A Bumpy Road to a New Normal?

Victor Shih teaches political economy at the University of California at San Diego.

Video: Andrew Morris on the Defection of PLA Air Force Commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan

Andrew Morris discussed the defection of squadron commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan.

David Lynch - Discussant for Economics: A Bumpy Road to a New Normal?

Daniel Lynch teaches international relations at USC and previously directed the Political Science and International Relations Graduate Program.

Video: Syaru Shirley Lin Examines Sino-Taiwan Relations

Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.

Terry Lautz Discusses His Book "John Birch: A Life"

Terry Lautz's new book examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.

David Shambaugh: Chinese Politics in 2016

David Shambaugh 댕寬 teaches political science and is director of the China Policy Program at George Washington University.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.