|Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Matthew Kahn, an economic expert on climate change policy and USC professor. In "Blue Skies over Beijing," Kahn looks at life in China''s cities from the personal perspectives of the rich, middle class, and poor, and how they cope with the stresses of pollution.|
What: Blue Skies Over Beijing: Economic Growth And The Environment In China
When: Thursday, September 1, 2016, 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, ASC 207
Cost: Free, please register here.
Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk by Duncan Clark, whose new book chronicles Jack Ma''s rise from an English teacher to the founder of one of the world''s biggest companies, Alibaba.
When: Thursday, September 15, 2016; 4-5:30 PM
Where: Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, ASC 207, USC Campus
Cost: Free, please register.
The China Card: Politics vs. Policy
We invite you to join us for our daylong conference on the role of China in American politics and whether or not policies toward China have changed or should change. Speakers will include prominent policymakers, public intellectuals, and scholars. They will examine the positions and actions of interest groups, the concerns and impact of allies, and the role of China and topic specialists. We will ask about perceptions of China and the U.S.-China relationship and the realities of that relationship.
When: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Where: USC Radisson Hotel, Grand Ballroom
Topics will include:
• economic ties, including trade, investment, market access, and participation in international economic institutions
• environmental worries, including technology, targets, and monitoring
• security challenges, including regional tensions, weapons proliferation, and alliances
• politics and law, including how we talk about and to each other about civil liberties and legal procedures
• the roles of businesses, business groups, civic organizations, research institutions, and varying levels of government in U.S.-China politics and the making of policies
This conference celebrates the tenth anniversary of the creation of the USC U.S.-China Institute by USC President C.L. "Max" Nikias. Our events frequently sell out, so please register early to save money and to guarantee yourself a place at what is sure to be a compelling discussion.