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.
Research by faculty
Marolt, "Blogging in China: Individual agency, the production of cyburban 'Spaces of Dissent' in Beijing, and societal transformation in China," 2008
USC Dissertation in Geography.
Cong, "Children's migration and the financial, social, and psychological well-being of older adults in rural China," 2008
USC Dissertation in Gerontology.
Guo, "Cognitive attributions for smoking and their roles on subsequent smoking progression and regression," 2009
USC Dissertation in Public Health.
Li, "A study of student affairs administration professional preparation in Chinese higher education," 2009
USC Dissertation on Education.
Kuan, "Adjusting the bonds of love: Parenting, expertise and social change in a Chinese city," 2008.
USC Dissertation in Anthropology.
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.
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.