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Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations

The National Committee on US-China Relations will host the Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations in Shanghai. David M. Lampton will deliver the keynote address to the audience on November 23.

Webinar: America Challenges China’s National Talent Programs

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.  

Architectural Versus Improvisational Thinking: Hut/Tent-Building Practices of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in Post-Mao China

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Yasmin Ho on the implications of Buddhist monks' hut-building practices in the Post-Mao era.

China Going Global: The Rise of a New Player in International Economics and Politics

Philippe Le Corre, one of Europe's China experts, currently based in Washington D.C., will provide his views and introduce his newly published book, China's Offensive in Europe.

Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons: Firms and the Political Economy of China's Technological Development

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years. 

Post-humanism in Modern Chinese Culture

The Confucius Institute at the University of New Hampshire presents a conference focused on the study of post-humanism in modern Chinese culture.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Is Lying Contagious? Spatial Diffusion of Agricultural “Satellites” During China’s Great Leap Forward

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Hongwei Xu on Agricultural Satellites during the Great Leap Forward.

ChinaFile Presents: The New Yorker on China

Join ChinaFile and five writers—Orville Schell, Peter Hessler, Evan Osnos, Zha Jianying, and Jiayang Fan—for a look back at their four decades of reporting on China for The New Yorker. The event will be moderated by David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker.

Wielding the 'Sharp Sword': Petroleum and State Power in China's Far West, 1955-1961

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Judd Kinzley on the relationship between oil and state development in Xinjiang.

Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes

The authors of Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes, will speak at the Elliott School on what drives these discussions, where the center of gravity of debates lies in each country, and what this means for regional cooperation or competition and U.S. nuclear energy and nonproliferation policy in Asia.

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