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Symposia & Conferences


April 10, 2015

Watch presentations from the #MillennialMinds symposium the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted in Shanghai in April 2015. The speakers explored the aspirations of young Chinese and Americans with regard to school, work, romance, and life.

Release of the Commission Report - Building U.S.-China Trust

May 30, 2014

The U.S.-China Bi-National Commission on Trust-Building and Enhancing Relations released its report on fostering deeper U.S.-China understanding and improved ties through next generation programs, bringing in a greater variety of people and utilizing new technological platforms.

China's High-Tech Surge - Investing in America and Innovation

May 5, 2014

Asia Society's conference on Chinese high technology investment in the United States.

Taiwan Pres. Ma Ying-jeou on Cross-Strait and US Ties, Followed by Los Angeles Discussion

May 1, 2014

Via video, Ma spoke to CSIS and other centers. His presentation and discussion was followed by analysis and commentary from Los Angeles and Taipei.

Confucius Institutes - The Globalization of Chinese Soft Power

March 3, 2014

A panel discussion at the conference titled "A New Era in Cultural Diplomacy: Rising Soft Power in Emerging Markets."

The Asia Pacific in 2014 - Rebalancing, Cross-strait Ties, and Regional Economic Integration

February 20, 2014

The world's largest economies border the Pacific, but territorial claims, trade disputes, military moves, and other issues have many worried. At USC on Feb. 7, expert observers discussed the policies and practices of key actors, how those are perceived, and the current and potential role of multilateral organizations in reducing tension, mediating disputes and promoting stability. A keynote address by Taiwan's former Defense Minister Andrew Yang opened the discussion.

Through Tinted Lenses? - Video from the conference exploring how Americans and Chinese see each other

November 13, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute conference focused on the images Chinese and Americans have of each other and each other's country. We also discussed the influence these perceptions have on the decision-making of governments, organizations, and individuals.

The Rise of China and the East Asian Regional Order

February 13, 2013

USC held a roundtable discussion in April 2011 on the rise of China and its implications for US-China relations.

10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference: Social Media, Digital Entertainment, Governance & Social Movements

December 7, 2012

CIRC10 examined trends and themes exploring the ways in which the Internet and other technologies interact with Chinese cultural and social life. Hosted by USC Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism.

Chinese American Film Festival 2012 - Chinese Screen and Modernity 中国镜像与现代性

November 8, 2012

The USC U.S.-China Institute and the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture present a panel discussion on the film industry in China and its impact on the American market.