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Talking Points, September 5 - September 14, 2011

September 5, 2011

This issue of the USC US-China Institute newsletter discusses U.S. government assistance to China. Support includes grants to fund work in health, trade development, and fostering the rule of law. As always, Talking Points includes a comprehensive calendar of China-related events across North America.

2009-2010 USCI Faculty Research Grants

August 25, 2011

USC Faculty study visual ethnography, urbanization and environmental change, and American brands in China

“Healthy” Habits Linked to Childhood Obesity in China

July 11, 2011

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers identify obesity-related paradoxes among Chinese youth.

U.S. Department of State, "2011 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report," March 2011

March 1, 2011

The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2010.

Seung-joon Lee, Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton, 2011

January 1, 2011

Edward Melillo reviews the book for H-Environment, August 2011, credit H-Asia.

A Tale of Two Mao Genes Released in Beijing

July 5, 2010

The University of Southern California released a Chinese version of its interactive multimedia educational software for popularized science on July 7th, 2009 at China's Tsinghua University.

U.S. Department of State, "2010 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report," March 2010

March 1, 2010

The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2009.

Video: Judith Mackay discusses efforts to curb smoking in China, the world's largest tobacco market

February 5, 2010

China's has more than 350 million smokers and they consume 37% of the world's cigarettes; the challenges are immense, but progress is being made.

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Events

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.