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.
Reviews - Contemporary China
Ngeow Chow Bing reviewed Hoo Tiang Boon's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. It is republished here via Creative Commons license.
Andrew Campion's book was reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam, a retired Indian energy regulator. It was published by the History of Asia discussion network.
Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.
Thomas Fingar's edited book was reviewed by Sumit Ganguly for the History of Asia discussion list in November 2016. It is reproduced here through Creative Commons license.
Reviewed by Olga Daksueva for the History of Diplomacy discussion list, March 2016.
This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.
Xiao, Family Revolution - Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture (February 12, 2014)
This review by Ping Zhu was first published on H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
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.