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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. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world.
Xi Jinping, “Work Together for an Open Global Economy That is Innovative and Inclusive,” Nov. 5, 2018
President Xi Jinping helped open the first China import expo with this keynote address. It comes amidst the US-China trade war.
Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
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
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.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.
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.
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 Asia Society Southern California present a talk with Robert Koepp, the Hong Kong Director of The Economist Corporate Network, about the implications of the latest developments in Hong Kong.
The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a book talk with Klaus Mühlhahn. Making China Modern provides a panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine. At this event Professor Mühlhahn will focus on the lessons from history that provide insight into China's evolving international position and how the United States and others should respond.