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 Delivers Remarks on the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone, November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, delivers remarks after signing an updated Memorandum of Understanding for continuation of the U.S.-China People-to-People Exchange (CPE) during a ceremony in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the State Department in Washington, DC, USA, 21 November 2013.

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Events

August 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with Han Li to examine how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She'll also look at the social and political forces driving this trend.

August 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Companies and HR professionals across China will be recruiting and networking with international talent.