This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
Locking down. Again.
China's locking down to cope with its most widespread covid-19 outbreaks since 2020.
U.S. Director of National Intelligence, Summary of Assessments of the Origins of SARS-CoV-2 (Virus that causes Covid-19), August 26, 2021
The following is the unclassified summary of findings by the U.S. intelligence community on the origins of covid-19. It was released by the U.S. Director of National Intelligence. Link to original pdf is at the bottom of the page.
Tracking COVID-19 Vaccines
With every country vying for vaccines, the deals may have more to do with international diplomacy than health policy.
Life Expectancy in the U.S. and China
Better nutrition, decreased smoking, safer working conditions, hygiene and healthcare have helped lengthen lives globally—but these gains are not distributed evenly.
Jennifer Pan on China's Welfare Program for the Urban Poor
Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.
Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing's Past and Present
Historian Joshua Goldstein discusses the role recycling and recyclers have played in China's economy and its new sustainability challenges.
Video: Hao Wu on Filmmaking During Wuhan Lockdown
Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films presented a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS.
Health Care in the U.S. and China
Here we offer charts comparing health spending, numbers of health professionals, and life expectancy for the U.S. and China and a look at the impact of covid-19 in East Asia and the U.S.
Diabetes in the U.S. and China
Rates of diabetes are increasing in the U.S. and China, but with very different outcomes for patients.
Video: The Future of Public Health and Global Collaboration
Public health experts, industry leaders, and practitioners share their thoughts on the future of public health and how global collaboration can shape an outcome beneficial to us all.
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.
Join us for Aynne Kokas's discussion of the global battle for control over and use of the personal and institutional data we create every day.