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Xi Jinping, “Work Together for an Open Global Economy That is Innovative and Inclusive,” Nov. 5, 2018

November 5, 2018

President Xi Jinping helped open the first China import expo with this keynote address. It comes amidst the US-China trade war.

USC and China in the News - July and August, 2018

August 31, 2018

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.

Talking Points: March 8-21, 2018

women's day then and now
March 8, 2018

We mark international women's day and look at who is better represented, women or the wealthy. Also - our North America calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions. 

Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
January 31, 2018

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. Of course, China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world. 

Stein Ringen Discusses His Book "The Perfect Dictatorship: China In The 21st Century"

July 31, 2017

Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.

Georgetown University U.S.-China Student Fellows Program

June 30, 2017
Georgetown University’s Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 student fellows program.

President Xi's speech at opening of Belt and Road forum, May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017

This is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. 

Secretary Tillerson, Secretary Mnuchin, and Secretary Ross, Briefing on President Trump's Meetings with President Xi of China, April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson, Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered a briefing following President Trump's first meeting with President Xi of China.

Rex Tillerson and Wang Yi, Remarks after meeting, March 18, 2017

March 18, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.

Talking Points, July 15, 1971 - Nixon and Zhou Shake the World

July 15, 2016

On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.

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Events

January 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

One of the most influential modern Chinese writers and the author of Lust, Caution, Eileen Chang passed away in Los Angeles in 1995. After her death, Dominic Cheung, Professor Emeritus at USC, took care of her sea burial in San Pedro and set up the Eileen Chang Special Collection in the East Asian Library at USC in 1997. Cheung will discuss these experiences as a part of the lecture series titled Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus.

January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.