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.

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.

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.

China’s Efforts to Build Its Soft Power

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with political scientist Stan Rosen to evaluate whether or not China’s soft power has grown in recent years.

Pages

Events

May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Free screening followed by a Q&A with Director/SCA Alumna Nahnatchka Khan. 

May 31, 2019 - 10:00am
Los Angeles, California

This exhibit features photos, videos, publications, etc. from the East Asian Library to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the March First Movement in Korea and May Fourth Movement in China. (March 4 - May 31, 2019)