Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”
Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.
The report was presented to the NPC on March 9 and adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official English translation.
The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.
Experts discuss the key issues involving the South China Sea and its disputed islands.
Marissa Smith reviewed Sulmaan Wasif Khan's book for the History of War discussion list in Oct. 2017. It is reprinted here through Creative Commons license.
John Kerry and Wang Yi, Remarks on North Korea, the South China Sea and other topics, February 23, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met at the U.S. State Department and spoke to the press in the Ben Franklin Room.
Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.
Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).