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Xi Jinping at the start of his third term as president, March 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 was confirmed for a third term as president (chair 主席) of the People's Republic of China. This is the official translation of his March 13, 2023 speech to the National People's Congress, released by the State Council Information Office.

Josh Goldstein's Remains of the Everyday Earns Top Honor from the Association for Asian Studies

February 19, 2023

This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."

PRC Foreign Ministry, Reality Check - Falsehoods in U.S. Perceptions of China, June 19, 2022

June 19, 2022

The Foreign Ministry of the People's Republic of China released this statement on June 19, 2022 to rebut a speech made by the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Antony J. Blinken, The (Biden) Administration's Approach to the People's Republic of China, May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken gave this policy address at George Washington University on May 26, 2022. The event was hosted by the Asia Society.

Video - Heribert Dieter examines Europe-China ties in a changing geopolitical environment

May 12, 2022

For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.

Shifting priorities for China and Europe

May 5, 2022

China has extensive and productive ties with many European nations, but the relationship has been worsening in recent years. The war in Ukraine has led to still more unease.

PRC State Council, Youth of China in the New Era, April 21, 2022

April 21, 2022

The PRC State Council Information Office published this government white paper.

Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
April 20, 2022

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

Newly appointed Ambassador Chito Romana in Tiananmen Square.
April 20, 2022

Many are familiar with the institute's 12-part Assignmen

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