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 - Pre-1949 China
Jinping Wang's book was reviewed by Timothy May for the History of Asia discussion list and is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.
This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.
Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 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.
Beverley Foulks McGuire's book was reviewed by Daniela Campo for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)
Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Younglin Jiang's book was reviewed by Weiting Guo for H-Law and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for 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.