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Patrice Poujol Looks at Blockchain Technology in the Chinese Film Industry

December 6, 2019

 Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.

Director Zhang Tongdao On Educational Reform And China’s “Born In 2000” Youth

November 19, 2019

Over the last 10 years, the population of Chinese international students in the U.S. has almost quadrupled. However, drastic social change in the past 40 years has led to a chasmic generation gap between those born in the 21st century and their parents. US-China Today sat down with Zhang Tongdao, director of the documentary ‘Born in 2000’, which follows the educations, family lives, and relationships of a handful of Chinese youth.

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.

American Youtubers In China: Q&A With Winston Sterzal And Matthew Tye

September 14, 2019

Under the usernames serpentza and laowhy86, Winston Sterzal and Matthew Tye took to Youtube to document their experiences moving to China with no real plans for return to their respective home countries. 

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节快乐!

September 13, 2019

It's a good time to gather with family and friends and to reach out to those who may be more distant. We wish you the best possible holiday!

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.

Global Exchange Program 2019

August 15, 2019

The Global Exchange Workshop is a collaborative initiative of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division, and the School of Theater, Film & Television at the Communication University of China in Beijing. These 8 new short documentaries were created by teams of students from USC and the Communications University of China in Los Angeles during the Summer of 2019. 

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June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.