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The Grill Conference: China Track

The Grill Conference is presenting a full China track for the first time for day one of the conference. 

Forbidden Feeds: Government Controls on Social Media in China

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

Talking Points: Morley Safer brought the Cultural Revolution into American living rooms

A special issue of Talking Points noting the passing of Morley Safer, a CBS newsman who managed to produce a report on China during the Cultural Revolution.

People's Republic of Desire

The People’s Republic of Desire, a new documentary from director Hao Wu, explores what happens when the lines between online and offline dissolve.

Media Politics in China with Maria Repnikova

Who watches over the party-state? In this engaging analysis, Maria Repnikova reveals the webs of an uneasy partnership between critical journalists and the state in China.

Global Exchange Workshop Summer 2020 Short Docs Virtual Premiere

Please join us for the simultaneous US & Chinese virtual premieres of seven documentaries from the 2020 Global Exchange Workshop!

The wrested modernity project: Schizophrenia of Chinese modern journalism in its making of “ National-State” and “Urban-Community”(1815-2015)

Prof. Bixiao He presents a talk on Chinese modern journalism and interpreting the particular role of Chinese modern journalism played in the process of the China’s transition from an empire to party state. This study puts forward a parallel concept of “national press” and “urban press” to examine the interaction between the two different kinds of modernity-pursuing in the specific spatial-temporal historical context.

CSIS Press Briefing on President Xi's Visit to the United States

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a press briefing ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States. President Xi is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at Mar-A-Lago on April 6-7.



October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.