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!
On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.
President Obama delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony of President Xi of the People’s Republic of China to the White House.
Department of Defense, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link," September 24, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published the document, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link" as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding on Notification of Major Military Activities.
PRC State Council, Historical Witness to Ethnic Equality, Unity and Development in Xinjiang, September 24, 2015
The Chinese State Council Information Office published this white paper on Xinjiang.
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."
The State Council Information Office issued this official white paper.
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".
The U.S. Dept of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases an annual report.
Kai Chen's book was reviewed by Jane Ferguson 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).