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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.

Fabricating the Future: Coastal Cuttlefish, Magnesium Carbonate, and a Strong Dose of Vernacular Industrialism in Early Twentieth-century China

Dr. Eugenia Lean will examines the intersection among vernacular science, commerce, and the ways in which knowledge and things are authenticated in an era of mass communication.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Towards a New Qing Natural History

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Jonathan Schlesinger on Qing natural history.

Huawei, Hi-Tech, and U.S.-China Ties

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society Southern California for a discussion with Steve Stecklow, whose series of articles prompted the U.S. probe that led to the arrest of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last month. 

China and International Relations Graduate Student Workshop

The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China will host a graduate research workshop on China and International Relations. Hyun-Binn Cho, a Ph.D. Candidate from the Political Science Department, will organize the event with the help of Brian C. Chao and Chris Liu.

Webinar: Asia’s Future is Now

To enable business leaders to better develop new strategies and thrive in the Asian Century, Asian Century, Asia Society Southern California is collaborating with the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on a series of live webcast events over 2020.

Screening: Blue Sky Bones

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a screening of Blue Sky Bones, a story about history, family, music, and politics.

The Digital Economy Forum: Prospects for Taiwan-US Cooperation in the Internet Age

This event on October 14 will include reflections on the second U.S.-Taiwan DEF meeting, as well as a discussion by panelists on how the DEF fits into broader U.S.-Taiwan economic engagement.

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