Labor

Massive Unemployment and Worker Protests: So Why Were Workers More Restive in China than in France and Mexico?

UC Berkeley's Center for Chinese studies presents a discussion by Dorothy Solinger on the increasing number of worker protests in China compared to that in France and Mexico.

Citizenship and Skill in Twentieth-Century China

Professor Jacob Eyferth discusses the historical labor trends in China before the middle and twentieth century.

Harry Wu, "In the Mouth of the Dragon: U.S. and China Relations in the 21st Century"

Harry Wu, a former Chinese political prisoner and later a human rights activist, will discuss U.S.-China relations in a speech called "In the Mouth of the Dragon: U.S. and China Relations in the 21st Century."

Screening: American Factory

The film takes a deep dive into a post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans. 

China's Strike Wave and the Prospects for Labor Relations Reform

Liu Cheng from Shanghai Normal University will give a talk on labor relations in China at UCLA.

China's Changing Labor Market

The National Committee on United States-China Relations presents a discussion with Professors Albert Park and Kam Wing Chan on topics related to Chinese labor.

The End of Reeducation Through Labor? Recent Developments and Prospects for Reform

A broadcast of a roundtable discussion by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Screening of "China Blue" with commentary by Prof. Richard Baum

“A clandestinely shot, deep access account of how the clothes we buy are actually made”

Radical Mind, Moderate Action: Workers’ Mobilization during Industrial Restructuring in China

The Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley presents a talk with Xi Chen from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Chinese Voices

An hour-long screening of video vignettes followed by a question and answer session with digital journalists.

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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.