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Video: Weijian Shan's Life from Exile to Equity

September 4, 2019

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.

USC And China In The News, July and August, 2019

August 28, 2019

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.

America Is Losing the Second Space Race to China

August 23, 2019

Greg Autry and Steve Kwast recently published an opinion piece in Foreign Policy arguing that the American private sector can help the U.S. catch up to China in space. Autry is a professor at the USC Marshall School of Business specializing in the space industry and entrepreneurship. 

 

Global Exchange Program 2019

August 15, 2019

The Global Exchange Workshop is a collaborative initiative of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division, and the School of Theater, Film & Television at the Communication University of China in Beijing. These 8 new short documentaries were created by teams of students from USC and the Communications University of China in Los Angeles during the Summer of 2019. 

One Child Nation Screening

August 2, 2019

From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang, One Child Nation explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment, uncovering one shocking human rights violation after another - from abandoned newborns, to forced sterilizations and abortions, and government abductions.

Meet The Trojan Engineer Helping Chinese Cities Bounce Back After Disaster

July 19, 2019

Nan Li, Ph.D. ’14, was named a 2018 top “Innovator under 35” in China by MIT Technology Review for his work in resilient cities.

How immigrants give American companies a powerful boost against Chinese rivals

July 19, 2019

Limiting immigration to America could actually disadvantage us in the trade war with China, says a USC Dornsife international relations professor. 

The Role of Chinese Consulates

July 17, 2019

A Conversation with Ambassador Zhao Weiping and Consul General Zhang Ping. 

USC and China in the News, May and June, 2019

June 26, 2019

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.

Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
May 31, 2019

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world. 

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October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.