Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
New Acquisition: Bill Einreinhofer China Archive
Explore modern China with USC Libraries' newly acquired Bill Einreinhofer China Archive, a collection of video, image, audio, and text files documenting historical events and daily life from 1910 to 2022.
USC and China in the News
USC faculty, staff, students, and alumni from many disciplines are engaged in China and work on China. This work is frequently reported on and USC specialists are frequently consulted by news organizations. The links below provide summaries of these press mentions and links to the full stories.
Euro-skepticism toward China increases
European views toward China are not uniform. Europeans recognize China's economic prowess and clearly favor continued ties, but majorities in much of Europe now have a negative view towards China.
Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China
How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world.
2022 Assignment: China Updates
USC APIFSA Allyship Resource Guide
The Asian Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association (APIFSA) was formed in April 2021 in response to the increase in anti-API hatred and violence reported around the country. Our mission is to create a safe space and a strong voice to advocate for API faculty and staff across the USC community.
American perceptions of China
How have American attitudes toward China changed?
Stop AAPI Discrimination and Mistrust
USCI condemns bias and abuse. We stand for inclusion. Diversity makes us stronger. Below are resources to help victims and to mobilize against hate.
Through Chinese Eyes
By many measures, America is no longer seen as positively as it once was in China. We track some of these changes.
PRC Foreign Ministry, The State of Democracy in the United States, Dec. 5, 2021
U.S. President Joseph Biden called for "a summit on democracy." 110 governments were invited to participate, but China and Russia were among those not included. The Chinese and Russian ambassadors published a joint op-ed in response. A few days later, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs published this report. In some respects it follows the ministry's reports on human rights in the United States (also available at the USCI website).
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.