Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.
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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
Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.
China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.
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.
The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.
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.
US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, China’s Overseas United Front Work, 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.
White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Chinese Economic Aggression Threaten US Intellectual Property, June 2018
Peter Navarro is the director of this White House office. A summary follows. The full report is available at the link below.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.