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Hate is a Virus

April 1, 2021

Hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the U.S. have been on the rise since 2015, but shot up 150% with the covid-19 pandemic and the "blame China" rhetoric of the 2020 campaign.

Chinese Tourists and Japan

March 25, 2021

Japan's ban on foreign spectators will disrupt the the country's booming tourism industry for Chinese visitors.

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

March 11, 2021

While the recent wave of violence against Asians and Pacific Islanders has made headlines, hate crimes have actually been on the rise since 2015.

Happy Year of the Ox! 祝您牛年快乐!

Happy Year of the Ox
February 11, 2021

It's Lunar New Year Eve, a time to get together with family and call on friends and neighbors. U.S.

College Enrollment Trends in the U.S. and China

February 4, 2021

Chinese universities are operating fairly normally while covid-19 continues to complicate the operation of U.S. schools. In our newsletter this week, we look at enrollment trends in the two countries.

Mike Pompeo and Betsy DeVos, Joint Letter to Commissioners of Education about China's Confucius Classrooms Program, October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020

The U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of Education argue that China's Confucius Classrooms are an influence effort and should be constrained.

#6: Holding China Accountable

October 8, 2020

Lingling Wei’s grandfather was an aide to Mao Zedong for 13 years. She went off to study journalism at Fudan University and New York University and returned home to China as a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Until the Chinese government expelled her.

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Events

One of the BRI key projects: The Khorgos Gateway in Kasakhstan | Photo credit: Khorgos Gateway
April 10, 2021 - 9:00am

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online panel discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia.

April 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with Eric Heikkila to look at how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.