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Video: Teng Biao Examines Human Rights in China

March 16, 2020

Legal scholar and well-known human rights activist Teng Biao gave a talk at USC on the state of human rights in China.

Video: Jeff Wasserstrom on the history of protests in Hong Kong

February 6, 2020

In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.

PRC White Papers

February 3, 2020

A listing of PRC-issued white papers on various topics.

Video: Matt Sheehan Looks at Socioeconomic Ties between China and California

October 22, 2019

Despite tensions between the Chinese and American governments, the state of California has deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges with China that reverberate across the globe. Matt Sheehan examines these interactions that make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. 

Matt Sheehan on the Exchanges Between China And California

October 22, 2019

China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, and these interactions make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. In his book, journalist Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections. 

PRC State Council, China and the World in the New Era, September 2019

September 28, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published this white paper on China’s ties with the wider world.

PRC State Council, Equality, Development and Sharing: Progress of Women's Cause in 70 Years Since New China's Founding, September 2019

September 19, 2019

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

PRC State Council, Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang, August 2019

August 16, 2019

The Chinese government released this white paper on its programs in Xinjiang, describing them as an effective response to terrorism and extremism.

PRC State Council, Democratic Reform in Tibet – Sixty Years On, March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

The Chinese government released this white paper.

The Evolution Of An Ethnoburb

November 6, 2018

One Chinese-owned hotel is a microcosm of change in the San Gabriel Valley. 一个华人酒店成为圣盖博谷演变的缩影 .

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Events

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.