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Cao, GMO China - How Global Debates Transformed China's Agricultural Biotechnology Policies, 2018

October 3, 2019

Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Christopher Ford, State Department, Huawei and its Siblings, the Chinese Tech Giants: National Security and Foreign Policy Implications, Sept. 11, 2019

September 26, 2019

Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.

PRC State Council, Nuclear Safety in China, September 2019

September 3, 2019

China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.

America Is Losing the Second Space Race to China

August 23, 2019

Greg Autry and Steve Kwast recently published an opinion piece in Foreign Policy arguing that the American private sector can help the U.S. catch up to China in space. Autry is a professor at the USC Marshall School of Business specializing in the space industry and entrepreneurship. 

 

PRC State Council, China’s National Defense in the New Era (新时代的中国国防), July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019

The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.

Meet The Trojan Engineer Helping Chinese Cities Bounce Back After Disaster

July 19, 2019

Nan Li, Ph.D. ’14, was named a 2018 top “Innovator under 35” in China by MIT Technology Review for his work in resilient cities.

Video: Michael Dunne on General Motors in China

April 8, 2019

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, talks about General Motors' successful efforts to build its China business and about the current state of Chinese auto market.

USC researchers race against a tick-borne illness originating in China

January 24, 2019
The Asian longhorned tick, new to North America, can transmit a disease that causes nausea, diarrhea and muscle pain — and, often, death.

Q&A With Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey on Artificial Intelligence in China

February 13, 2018

Jonathan Woetzel discusses the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in driving China's economic growth and its growing influence in our lives.

Doug Fuller Discusses His Book "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons"

October 2, 2017

Douglas Fuller's book provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years. 

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June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.