Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
Robeson Taj Frazier's book was reviewed by Joseph Parrott for the History of African Americans discussion list in June 2017.
Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.
This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF CHINESE STUDIES (a peer-reviewed English journal, included in ProQuest Database System).The journal is published in English and is edited at Xiamen University.
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a book talk by Louisa Lim, an award-winning journalist who has reported from China for a decade. "The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited" discusses how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.
Timothy Heath, Senior International Defense Research Analyst of The RAND Corporation, discusses the historic context, drivers, and meaning of the governing party paradigm in China.
Brett Sheehan discusses his new book, which studies the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.
US-China Today interviews Ken Liu, an acclaimed writer of speculative fiction and the translator of the Hugo award-winning novel, "The Three Body Problem."
Jeffrey C. Kinkley's book was reviewed by Nathaniel Isaacson for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.