Soft power

Congressional Research Service, "China's 'Soft Power' in Southeast Asia," January 4, 2008

January 4, 2008

Report prepared by Thomas Lum, Wayne Morrison, and Bruce Vaughn, specialists in Asian Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division.

U.S. House of Representatives, “Hearing on Chinese Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy Through U.S. Educational Institutions, Multilateral Organizations, and Corporate Amercia,” Feb. 14, 2006

February 14, 2006

House subcommittee hearing under its chair, Dana Rohrabacher, discusses China's influence on U.S. foreign policy.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Growing Global Influence: Objectives and Strategies," July 21, 2005

July 21, 2005

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on July 21, 2005. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

China's Influence in the Western Hemisphere, 2005

April 6, 2005

Roger F. Noriega, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Statement Before the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

The White Man's Burden 1899

December 13, 1901

"The White Man's Burden" is a poem by the English poet Rudyard Kipling. It was originally published in the popular magazine McClure's in 1899. It was a response to the U.S. taking over the Philippines after the Spanish-American War. Although Kipling's poem mixed exhortation to empire with sober warnings of the costs involved, imperialists within the United States understood the phrase "white man's burden" as a characterization for imperialism that justified the policy as a noble enterprise.

China Goes Global: The Partial Power

In his discussion of his new book, China Goes Global, David Shambaugh focuses on how this increasingly powerful nation has become more active and assertive throughout the world.

2016 California China Forum: The Collision between Chinese and American Culture and Technology Innovation

USC Chinese Student and Scholars Association co-hosts a forum that aims to present in-depth discussion about the linkage between Chinese culture and technology in Southern California and the U.S. market.

Fan Writing: The Cultural Transactions between North and South in Early Medieval China

The discussion examines two influential writers of the Jin court during the end of the 3rd Century.

The Limits of Chinese Influence in East Asia: Status Seeking and Rising Power Stagnation

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Björn Jerdén on the falling influence of China in East Asia.

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Events

May 28, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Nick Cull to look at the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on the battle of images between the United States and China.