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Video: Enze Han on The Politics of National Identity in China

Video: Enze Han on The Politics of National Identity in China

Enze Han (University of London) examines how five major ethnic minority groups in China, the Uyghurs, Chinese Koreans, Dai, Mongols, and Tibetans, negotiate their national identities with the Chinese nation-state. read more»

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

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.(5/30/2014)

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

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. (11/13/2013)

Video: The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and the USC U.S.–China Institute present a panel discussion to examine the media coverage and other behind the scenes details of the superpower summit.(9/23/2013)

Video: Dan Washburn and Karl Taro Greenfeld on "The Forbidden Game"

Award-winning journalists Dan Washburn and Karl Taro Greenfeld discuss Washburn's new book, The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, which uses the politically taboo topic of golf to paint what critics are calling "an illuminating portrait of modern China."(9/22/2014)

Video: Academic Input and China’s Foreign Policy Making

Professor Ren Xiao from Fundan University discusses ways in which the academic and policy research community can impact China's foreign policies. (9/10/2014)

Assignment: China - Tiananmen Square

Brought by broadcast and print journalists into American homes, the images and ideas of the 1989 Beijing demonstrations and their violent suppression had tremendous impact on perceptions of China. (5/31/2014)

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

Via video, Ma spoke to CSIS and other centers. His presentation and discussion was followed by analysis and commentary from Los Angeles and Taipei. (5/1/2014)

Video: Worsening Sino-Japan Relations: Implications for the US

Professor David Arase discusses Sino-Japan-US ties.(4/2/2014)

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

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.(2/20/2014)

Assignment: China -- USCI series on American reporting on China

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. (5/31/2014)

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11/05/2014: Xiao Lin (肖 林), Shanghai Free Trade Zone: The First Year and Beyond

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Xiao Lin, director of the Shanghai Development Research Center, on the progress of the "pilot free trade zone" established in Shanghai last year.
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10/30/2014: Media Narratives and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands Dispute

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion on newly published book, "The Dispute Over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands: How Media Narratives Shape Public Opinion and Challenge the Global Order." Contributors Tom Hollihan, Patricia Riley, and Zhan Zhang will share their research and to discuss responses to their work.

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11/01/2014: Exploring China: Legal, Regulatory, and Cultural Aspects

The USC International Center for Regulatory Science is pleased to announce our second regulatory science symposium of 2014: "Exploring China: Legal, Regulatory, and Cultural Aspects”.
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11/05/2014: Monks create Sand Mandala at USC Pacific Asia Museum

USC Pacific Asia Museum will host a delegation of monks from Karnataka, India, and the Drepung Gomang Institute to create a sand mandala in the museum auditorium over the course of five days, November 5-9, 2014.

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11/01/2014: 27th Sammy Yukuan Lee Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Art

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents Professor Jonathan Chaves. He will discuss Wang Hongdu's masterpiece and explore the history of scholarly and religious pilgrimage to the area.
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11/01/2014: CSET Workshop Series for Future Mandarin Teachers - Session 1

CSULB, Los Angeles City College, Whittier College, The Pacific Rim Institute and Charter College of Education, CSULA, CLTA-SC and the UCLA Confucius Institute present "CSET Workshop Series for Future Mandarin Teachers - Session 1".

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10/30/2014: A Digital Corpus of Tibetan Texts as a Tool for Tibetologists

Join Nathan Hill for a modern Tibetan studies lecture.
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10/30/2014: Hong Taeyong on China: An 18th Century Korean Sirhak Scholar's Views

Columbia University presents Gari Ledyard and George Kallander's talk about an 18th century Korean Sirhak scholar's views of ancient China.

Through 11/02/2014: The Infinite World: Chinese Figure Painting of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (14th-19th centuries)

thumbnail The Minneapolis Institute of Arts presents this exhibition of 30 hanging scrolls, handscrolls, and album leaves explores the beauty and variety of the figure painting genre at a time of great artistic sophistication in China.

Through 11/02/2014: Jade, or not Jade? That is the Question

thumbnail A collection of Chinese Jade Art is exhibited in Jade Room in Dallas Museum of Art.

Through 11/09/2014: Monks create Sand Mandala at USC Pacific Asia Museum

thumbnail USC Pacific Asia Museum will host a delegation of monks from Karnataka, India, and the Drepung Gomang Institute to create a sand mandala in the museum auditorium over the course of five days, November 5-9, 2014.
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USCI introduces a new website - US-China Exchange

US-China Exchange offers a unique database of past and present exchange programs and is the go-to reference for all those interested in U.S.-China affairs and, especially, for those eager to link up with standard-bearers in U.S.-China exchanges and to learn from the best practices of others.(8/5/2014)

USC and China in the News

USC faculty, staff, students, and alumni from many disciplines are engaged in China and work on China. This work is frequently reported on and USC specialists are frequently consulted by news organizations. The links below provide summaries of these press mentions and links to the full stories. (9/29/2014)

Position Available: Outreach Assistant

The USC US-China Institute (USCI) is seeking a USC graduate student to assist in our teacher training program. Please see the post for details.(8/20/2014)

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