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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.

Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink

February 6, 2020

Jeffrey Wasserstrom draws on his many visits to Hong Kong and knowledge of the history of repression and resistance to help readers understand the deep roots and the broad significance of the events unfolding day by day in the city.

Shanghai Disney closure

February 6, 2020

This has been the longest closure of Shanghai Disneyland since its opening. 

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

February 3, 2020

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

Kobe said China was like his "second home"

January 30, 2020

As news of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home." 

Happy Year of the Rat! 祝您鼠年快乐!

January 24, 2020

We are delighted to share our annual collection of lunar new year stamps. Which is your favorite?

Video: Q&A with Americaville Director Adam James Smith

January 22, 2020

In Americaville, Annie Liu escapes China’s increasingly uninhabitable capital city to pursue happiness, freedom, romance, and spiritual fulfillment in Jackson Hole; only to find the American idyll harder to attain than what was promised to her.

Caple, Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet, 2019

December 31, 2019

Joshua Esler reviewed the book by Jane E. Caple for the History of Buddhism discussion list. The review is reproduced via Creative Commons license.

Three Trojans receive prestigious Schwarzman scholarship to study in China

December 20, 2019

The USC trio will explore trends in business, media and culture during a one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University.

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.

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Events

September 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a conversation with U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers.

October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.