Hong Kong

U.S. Senate, Report on U.S.-Hong Kong Extradition Treaty, August 19, 1997

September 10, 2019

This report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee endorsed ratification of this extradition treaty between the United States and Hong Kong. The U.S. does not have such a treaty with China.

Congressional Research Service, Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law Amendments, August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

This non-partisan Congressional Research Service backgrounder was written by Michael F. Martin. The report notes that the key amendment is to establish procedures for extradition to mainland China, to Macau and to Taiwan. The changes also reduce the number of crimes for which extradition is possible and requires that the possible sentence be for at least three years.

Bickers and Howlett, eds., Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War (July 7, 2015)

January 23, 2016

Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

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.

Beyond "How" and "What" is "Where," and Disney's Bob Iger is looking to China

October 30, 2015

The company’s chairman and CEO is interviewed by Willow Bay during the 2015 USC Global Conference in Shanghai

Funnell, Warrior Women - Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star, (July 1, 2014)

April 1, 2015

Lisa Funnell's book was reviewed by Amy Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Video: David Zweig on Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

February 20, 2015

David Zweig examines the Hong Kong protests and their aftermath.

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.

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Events

July 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.  

July 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.