Crisis response

The Crisis in Japanese and Chinese Public Opinion: Can Soft Power Soften an Enemy

Christian Collet will discuss the growing role of public opinion in bilateral tensions and the conflicting images that are held by Chinese and Japanese of one another.

China's Soft Power: Fact or Fiction?

David Shambaugh, a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington, will speak on China's Power Policy.

Visualizing the Geography of Diseases in china, 1870s-1920s: An Overview of the Earliest Disease Maps of China

The discussion explores the first disease maps of China that also present a visual history of the major transformations in modern medicine at the time

Whose Land is This?: East Asia’s Territorial Disputes

Dr. David Kang will discuss the pending territorial disputes involving Korea, China and Japan over the Dokdo and Senkaku islands, etc.

In Line Behind A Billion People: How Scarcity will Define China's Ascent in the Next Decade

At a National Committee program on October 3, Damien Ma and William Adams will discuss their new book, In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China's Ascent in the Next Decade

Authentically Confucian, Authentically Muslim: Personal and Community Identities in Yunnan since the Qing Conquest

Professor Lipman will talk on identity politics in Yunnan at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Felix Wemheur, "Food Politics and Hunger in Maoist China (1953-1963)"

The Fairbank Center hosts Yomi Braester as he examines recent visual media practices, from traditional painting scrolls to state-of-the-art digital screens, and shows their collusion in the commodification of Chinaʼs cityscapes.

Mental health in China after the Sichuan 5.12 earthquake: An Empirical Study of Knowledge Transfer from Doctor to Patient

Zhe (Amy) Zhang will talk about her study on mental health after the Sichuan Earthquake at Stanford University.


Karamay will be screened at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

An Overview of Taiwan's 2009 Typhoon Morakot

Columbia University presents a panel discussion about Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan.



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.