In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.
USC And China In The News, January and February 2020
China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.
Feb. 7, 2020: KPCC
The USC U.S.-China Institute's Clayton Dube was quoted in a report on the impact of the novel coronavirus on supply chains.
Feb. 6, 2020: Bloomberg via Yahoo Finance
In a study of Chinese giving to universities, USC finished second to Harvard.
Feb. 5, 2020: Los Angeles Times
USC historian William Deverell was quoted in a story about how connected the U.S. and China are. He said, “We have a political and economic climate that has furthered antagonisms between [the U.S. and China]. Add to this the virus, and we don’t know where enmity might take us.”
Feb. 5, 2020: Voice of America
A report on USC and the coronavirus and the travel ban included interviews with students from China and Heather Wipfli of the Keck School of Medicine.
January 13, 2020: Inside Higher Ed
In a podcast, USC international relations specialist Ben Graham observes that in its competition with China, America’s advantage is its pool of immigrants.
January 12, 2020: AFP via France24
Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute was interviewed about Beijing’s possible reactions to Tsai Ing-wen’s reelection as president of Taiwan. Dube noted that Beijing is likely to maintain its sanctions against Taiwan. Also in UltimaHora and SwissInfo.
January 9, 2020: Pasadena Now
Chinese artists in Los Angeles are among those included in the “We are Still Here” exhibition to open in March at the USC Pacific Asia Museum. The museum will also open its renovated Chinese Gallery.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.