William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader. Alternative outcomes include continued impressive growth and political stability, Japanese-style stagnation, and a major political-economic crisis.
China accounts for over a quarter of the global video game/esports market. Lisa Hanson, who has studied the Chinese market since 2002, highlights key trends in that market.
The USC U.S. China Institute presents a talk by Morris Rossabi on the current situation between Mongolia and China.
Cassie Gao, Rhodium Group senior analyst, spoke on Chinese investment in the U.S with a focus on California.
Scott Tong's A Village With My Name offers a unique perspective on the dramatic changes in China from the late Qing dynasty to today.
Director Connie Yan-wai Lo and journalist Ching Cheong talk after a screening of Vanished Archives 消失的檔案, a documentary film about the 1967 riots in Hong Kong that some say is the starting point for the development of Hong Kong consciousness.
Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, examines Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.
Michael Meyer talks about his experiences as a young Peace Corps volunteer in China, a story that is both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.