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Patrice Poujol Looks at Blockchain Technology in the Chinese Film Industry

December 6, 2019

 Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.

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.

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, China’s Overseas United Front Work, August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

This report for the commission was written by Alexander Bowe. China’s United Front Work (海外统战工作) is coming under increasing scrutiny by the U.S. government.

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Events

December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films present a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS. Everyone who registers for the webinar will be sent a link to view the film 48 hours prior to the Q&A.

December 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

David Shambaugh speaks on his new book focusing on the United States and China in one of the world's most dynamic regions.