Diplomacy

John Kerry and Wang Yi, Remarks on North Korea, the South China Sea and other topics, February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met at the U.S. State Department and spoke to the press in the Ben Franklin Room.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: China in Africa," April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China in Africa", to explain Africa's role in China's effort towards rapid industrailization. The piece was written by Christopher Alessi and Beina Xu.

Van de Ven, Lary, and MacKinnon, eds., Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II (December 3, 2014)

March 30, 2015

Hans van de Ven, Diana Lary, and Stephen MacKinnon's book was reviewed by Katherine Reist for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Sec. John Kerry, Councilor Yang Jiechi, Senior U.S. State Department Official, “Remarks and a Briefing,” Oct. 18, 2014

October 18, 2014

First are comments made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and PRC State Councilor Yang Jiechi prior to an informal meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Subsequently a briefing for reporters was conducted via teleconference. It focused on the meeting.

Kerry plays guitar at the Great Hall of the People, July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday showcased his guitar-playing, holding a lunchtime jam session during talks with officials in Beijing.

Mendes, Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999 (August 27, 2013)

June 10, 2014

This review of Carmen Amado Mendes's book was written by Zhidong Hao of the University of Macau for H-Diplo.

Congressional Research Service, “U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues,” April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

Shirley A. Kan and Wayne M. Morrison wrote this report for CRS.

Top 10 public diplomacy stories of 2013 reveal global trends

January 21, 2014

USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy notes Peng Liyuan’s star power as one of the top public diplomacy stories of 2013.

Secretary Kerry and Chinese Vice Premier Yandong Give Remarks at U.S.-China High-Level Consultation, November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013

At the Closing Session of the 2013 U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong reaffirmed their countries’ deep belief in the power of exchanges and commitment to enhance and expand cultural and educational exchange opportunities between the two nations.

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Events

January 23, 2020 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a short reading and discussion with Jeff Wasserstrom on his new book on Hong Kong.

March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.