U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers discussed the China Initiative and the process for assessing risks posed by Chinese acquisitions or the business operations of Chinese companies in America.
Talking Points, November 14 - 28, 2007
November 14 - November 28, 2007
US-China Today is a student-driven publication. Like USCI, the magazine focuses on the multidimensional and evolving U.S.-China relationship and on significant trends in contemporary China. The magazine offers coverage of and commentary on a wide range of political, economic, social, and cultural issues. The magazine is a non-partisan publication. It aims to deliver carefully reported feature stories that are accurate, balanced, and compelling. In the commentary section (to be unveiled in the second issue), the magazine will offer the views of scholars, journalists, businesspeople, agency and non-governmental specialists, and policy-makers.
11/20/2007: China and the Rule of Law: Do Law Schools Matter?
USC Musick Law Building (LAW), Faculty Lounge
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
USCI presents a talk with Jeffrey Sean Lehman, President of the Joint Center for China-U.S. Law & Policy Studies at Peking University and Beijing Foreign Studies University.
11/28/2007: Asia, America, and the Transformation of Geopolitics
USC University Club, Banquet Room
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM
USC U.S.-China Institute Board of Scholars member William Overholt will speak on US-China relations.
11/14/2007: "Being Chinese and Modern: Three Unlikely Case Studies"
308J Doe Library, Berkeley, CA 94720
Sarah Fraser gives a talk on the simultaneous development of three disciplines and an emerging nationalism.
11/15/2007: Western Zhou Bell Music in Texts and Archaeology
UC Berkeley IEAS Conference Room
2223 Fulton Street, 6th Floor, Berkeley, CA
Haicheng Wang tells the stories of the ancient bronze bell sets unearthed in recent years.
11/16/2007: The Rising Tide with Gordon Chang
Crossroads School for Arts
Address: 1714 21st Street Roth Hall, Santa Monica, CA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Limited seating, RSVP is required firstname.lastname@example.org
A documentary on the cultural and economic changes in China.
11/18/2007: Pacifying the Dragon: Traditional Daoist Ritual Exploring Chinese Religion and Culture
San Diego State University, CA
10:00 a.m. Offering Rite
2:00 p.m. Pacifying the Dragon
4:00 p.m. Public Reception
San Diego State University's Department of Religious Studies hosts a rare public performance of traditional Daoist rituals.
11/19/2007: The Hierarchical Regional Space Model of China's Spatial Economy/Society
UC Berkeley Survey Research Center
2538 Channing Way, Corner of Bowditch & Channing Way
This talk will report on work at the Regional Systems Analysis Project at UC Davis.
11/27/2007: Iconicity and Advertising: Shanghai, Mukden, Tianjin and the Modern Commodity Girl
Address: 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Tani Barlow discusses the advertisments aimed at female consumers in China today.
11/20/2007: The Great Wall of Europe: European Views of China before 1750
Room 1636 School of Social Work Building
Address: 1080 S. University , Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Michael Keevak examines European views of China from the period of 1600 - 1750.
11/27/2007: The China Threat: New Facts or Old Scares?
Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
1080 S. University , Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Andrew Ross considers how and why China's economic growth has raised anxiety levels in countries like the US.
09/17/2007 - 12/21/2007: Forces: Paintings & Calligraphy
IEAS Conference Room
2223 Fulton Street, 6th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94720-2318
The UCB Center for Chinese Studies presents an exhibition by Lampo Leong.
09/06/2007 - 01/20/2008: Zhang Huan: Altered States
2nd Floor Starr & Ross Galleries
Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave, New York, NY
This exhibition is the first ever museum retrospective of Zhang Huan, encompassing major works produced over the past 15 years in Beijing, New York, and Shanghai.
10/04/2007 - 02/08/2008: From the Abundant Pharmacy: Traditional Chinese Medicine in LA's Chinatown
The California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities: Big Sur Education Gallery
1000 N. Alameda Street , Los Angeles, CA 90012
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Monday thru Friday
The exhibition features historical and contemporary photographs and videos of selected stores and herbalists.
11/06/2007 - 02/10/2008: China on Paper: European and Chinese Works from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century
Research Institute Exhibition Gallery, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Illustrated books, prints, and maps from the special collections of the Research Library tell the fascinating story of mutual interest and collaborative works produced by Chinese and Europeans from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth century.
11/10/2007 - 02/17/2008: Everyday Luxury: Chinese Silks of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The exhibition features a collection of Chinese costumes and textiles from the last three hundred years.
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As the dance over control of TikTok gets more complicated, last week it came out that the U.S. government has asked American-based video gaming companies where China’s Tencent is an owner or investor to detail how they handle the data of American players.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.