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!
Lyle Goldstein's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Department of Defense, "Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters (Supplement)," September 15, 2015
In September of 2015, the United States Department of Defense published a supplement to the November 2014 "Memorandum of Understanding On the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters Between the Department of Defense of the United States of America And the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China."
On August 21, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published, "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives in a Changing Environment".
Kai Chen's book was reviewed by Jane Ferguson for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)
Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Bill Hayton's book was reviewed by Jeremi Suri for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing on China's Relations with Southeast Asia," May 13, 2015
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 13, 2015. 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.
Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
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).