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Daniel Russel, “Remarks at USCI’s China’s Growing Pains Conference,” April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

John Kerry, Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Conviction, December 24, 2014

December 24, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry issued this statement. Liu was convicted in 2009, but his detention began on Dec. 8, 2008. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, though could not attend the ceremony.

Senate Hearing, Evaluating the Impact of the ‘Umbrella Movement,’ December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

Daniel R. Russel is U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Richard C. Bush is Director of the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Sophie Richardson is China Director for Human Rights Watch. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin chaired the session.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: Democracy in Hong Kong," December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Democracy in Hong Kong", to explain the context behind Hong Kong's calls for democracy and how demonstrations, especially those similar to the ones in 2014, will affect relations with Beijing. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

Chairman Brown and Cochairman Smith Statement on 2014 Annual Report, October 9, 2014

October 9, 2014

Chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China announce bipartisan Hong Kong legislation & in letter to President and Congressional leaders, identify an action agenda for the next year.

Video: Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century

August 2, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with Orville Schell on China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: Results of the 2012 Elections," September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012

This CRS report was written by Michael F. Martin, specialist in Asian Affairs.

Congressional Research Service, "U.S.-China Relations: Policy Issues", August 2, 2012

August 2, 2012

This CRS report was written by Susan V. Lawrence (specialist in Asian Affairs) and David MacDonald (research associate).

Congressional Research Service, "China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy," July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012

This report was written by Thomas Lum (acting section research manager/specialist in Asian affairs), Patricia Moloney Figliola (specialist in internet and telecommunications policy), and Matthew C. Weed (analyst in foreign policy legislation).

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December 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Pasadena, California

Longtime instructor Guang-Li (David) Zhang, a graduate of the Shanghai Art Academy teaches beginner and advanced students Chinese Calligraphy in mixed lecture and workshop classes.