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Panelists Discuss the Movement in Hong Kong

September 25, 2019

Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.

 

PRC State Council, Seeking Happiness for People – 70 Years of Progress on Human Rights in China, September 2019

September 23, 2019

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

Congressional Research Service, Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law Amendments, August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

This non-partisan Congressional Research Service backgrounder was written by Michael F. Martin. The report notes that the key amendment is to establish procedures for extradition to mainland China, to Macau and to Taiwan. The changes also reduce the number of crimes for which extradition is possible and requires that the possible sentence be for at least three years.

One Child Nation Screening

August 2, 2019

From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang, One Child Nation explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment, uncovering one shocking human rights violation after another - from abandoned newborns, to forced sterilizations and abortions, and government abductions.

PRC State Council, “Historical Matters Concerning Xinjiang, July 21, 2019

July 21, 2019

The Chinese government’s information office issued the following statement. It offers the government’s official history of Xinjiang, asserting that it has been part of China for many centuries.

Leta Hong Fincher looks at the rise of feminism in China

April 2, 2019

In her book, Leta Hong Fincher argues that the popular, broad-based movement poses a unique challenge to China’s authoritarian regime today.

Roselyn Du on Media Portrayal of "Occupy Central"

November 22, 2017

Visiting scholar Roselyn Du examines how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.

Video: Connie Yan-wai Lo and Ching Cheong Discuss the 1967 Hong Kong Riots

November 20, 2017

Director Connie Yan-wai Lo and journalist Ching Cheong talk after a screening of Vanished Archives 消失的檔案, a documentary film about the 1967 riots in Hong Kong that some say is the starting point for the development of Hong Kong consciousness.

观看 “中国牌:政治与政策”南加大美中学院十周年会议

November 16, 2017

观看 “中国牌:政治与政策”南加大美中学院十周年会议。本次会议在2016年9月29日于南加州大学丽笙酒店举办。

Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波, 1955-2017

Liu Xiaobo
July 13, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波 died today, a prisoner of the Chinese state. 

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March 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Julia Lovell re-evaluates Maoism as both a Chinese and an international force, linking its evolution in China with its global legacy.