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After a Sleepless Year: Hong Kong vs China

One year since Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement began, Prof. Ching Kwan Lee analyzes the various frontlines of resistance beyond street protests.

Pivot to Asia? U.S. Policy in Asia Under the Trump Administration

This conference by the RAND Corporation brings together experts from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and the United States to examine the future of U.S. relations with the Asia Pacific—focusing on climate change, economic ties, national security, and human rights. Former head of U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III, will deliver the keynote address.

Cultural Salon: Traveling in Tibet, Learning about Tibetan Culture

Cuilan Liu, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and Harvard; Yang Minghong, Sichuan University and China Tibetology Center; Ryosuke Kobayashi, Columbia

Chinese Voices

An hour-long screening of video vignettes followed by a question and answer session with digital journalists.

Colloquium on the National Apology and Reinvigoration of Indigenous Rights in Taiwan

Dr. Awi Mona, an Associtate Professor at the National Taiwan University Law School, will deliver a talk on the legal web involving the state and indigenous peoples. In addition, the talk will focus on exploring to what extent other indigienous laws have been implemented.

China's Turn Against Law

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania presents a lecture with Carl Minzner.

Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging U.S.-China Rivalry wtih Dr. Lyle J. Goldstein

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies at the George Washington University will host Dr. Lyle J. Goldstein of the U.S. Naval War College for a public talk.

China and the Internet

The National Committee on United States-China Relations presents a talks on China and the internet by Professors Ashley Esarey and Yang Guobin.



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.