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USCI Conference in the Press
The USC U.S. - China Institute's inaugural conference on "The Future of U.S. - China Relations" on April 20-21, 2007 was extensively covered by Chinese language media outlets.
The television news report broadcast by KSCI can be seen at:
(coverage focuses on the opening panel on state to state relations)
World Journal (世界日报) coverage includes:
http://www.worldjournal.com/wj-la-news.php?nt_seq_id=1519992 (coverage of William Overholt's presentation) (pdf version)
http://www.worldjournal.com/wj-la-news.php?nt_seq_id=1519978 (coverage of June Teufel Dreyer's presentation) (pdf version)
http://www.worldjournal.com/wj-la-news.php?nt_seq_id=1519979 (coverage of Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy's keynote address, the Herbert G. Klein Lecture) (pdf version)
Sing Tao 星岛日报 also reported on the event:
http://news.sina.com/us/singtao/104-103-102-105/2007-04-21/09161972021.html (available via Sina.com, focuses on the opening panel) (pdf version)
AsiaMedia's James Paradise referred to conference presentations in his review of Susan Shirk's new book China: Fragile Superpower:
Conference papers and presentations may be downloaded at:
Video from the conference will be available after May 7.
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