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The Exile and Diplomacy of the 13th Dalai Lama (1904-1912): Tibet's Encounters with the US and Japan

This talk will show how Tibet attempted to participate in the international community around the demise of the Qing Dynasty in 1912 by focusing on its relationships with the US and Japan.

SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns and the Contested American Landscape

The Museum of Chinese in America presents SUB URBANISMS, an award-winning anthropological case study by architecture professor and curator Stephen Fan which will explore the controversial conversion of suburban single-family homes into multi-family communities by immigrant Chinese casino workers in Connecticut.

Protection from Persecution: Establishing Humanitarian Pathways for Hong Kongers and Uyghurs

The hearing also aims to be a catalyst for passage of legislation offered in the 117th Congress to extend protections for Hong Kongers and Uyghurs facing a well-founded fear of persecution, including legislation offered by CECC Commissioners.

The Crackdown on the Chinese Legal Profession

The Stanford University Center for East Asian Studies will host a panel examining the implications on the crackdown for the Chinese legal profession.

The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk by Louisa Lim, an award-winning journalist who has reported from China for a decade. The People's Republic of Amnesia discusses how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.

Chen Guangcheng: Freedom of Expression

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist lawyer discusses the importance of freedom of expression with Jerome A. Cohen.

End of an Era: How China's Authoritarian Revival is Undermining Its Rise

UC San Diego's 21st Century China Center hosts a talk by Carl Minzner on the risks of Chinese instability.

Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a short reading and discussion with Jeff Wasserstrom on his new book on Hong Kong.

The Case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi: Scapegoating Immigrants as National Security Threats

Join Professor Xiaoxing Xi, a Chinese American scientist falsely accused of espionage, and other community leaders as they examine how Chiense American scientists are being racially profield and scapegoated much as Japanese Americans were during World War II or Muslim Americans have been since September 11, 2001