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Hong Kong: What Now? What Next?

The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a panel discussion to examine the issues driving the protests, 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.

Talk by HH Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa: "Truth in a Multi-Religious World"

Stanford Ho Center for Buddhist studies presents a discussion with lama Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa.

Felix Wemheur, "Food Politics and Hunger in Maoist China (1953-1963)"

The Fairbank Center hosts Yomi Braester as he examines recent visual media practices, from traditional painting scrolls to state-of-the-art digital screens, and shows their collusion in the commodification of Chinaʼs cityscapes.

CCCI: TV Tears Made of Fear: Anatomy of the Spectacle of Power on Display in China's Forced Confessions

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary talks by scholars on issues in China today, runs every Monday this semester. This talk will be presented by Professor Magnus Fiskesjö, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University.

Human Rights Implications of China’s Engagement with Africa

Tim Webster,a lecturer and research scholar at Yale Law School will speak at Cornell University on the human rights implication of China in Africa.

Around 1948: Human Rights and Global Transformation

Leading scholars Rashid Khalidi, Lydia H. Liu, Samuel Moyn, and Deborah Nelson discuss the advent and the global impact of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Moderated by Eugenia Lean.

Screening of "China Blue" with commentary by Prof. Richard Baum

“A clandestinely shot, deep access account of how the clothes we buy are actually made”

Chinese Exclusion Act Film Screening

Free public screening and panel discussion of a new documentary on the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

China in Africa: Trouble in the Mines

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University presents a talk on Human Rights in China.

Aporia of Ethnicity and the State: Multi-civilizational tensions in Modern China

University of California, San Diego's Fudan-UC Center hosts a discussion with Naran Bilik and Dan Smyer Yu on the state and ethnicity.