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NCUSCR China Podcast Series

Dec 8, 2015

Simon Winchester discusses his new book, In PACIFIC: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers.

 Politicians and scholars alike have dubbed the twenty-first century “The Pacific Century” to reflect the...


Dec 8, 2015

China’s growing economic and political influence has raised concerns among some in the United States that China’s regained status as a major power represents a strategic threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. In The China Challenge:  Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power, Thomas Christensen seeks to counter...


Jun 30, 2015

Despite worrying signs of intensifying rivalry between Washington and Beijing, few observers have offered paths away from disaster. In Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry, author Lyle J. Goldstein focuses on American and Chinese perceptions of where their interests clash and proposes ways...


May 7, 2015

Zhu Feng, director of China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea at Nanjing University, discusses maritime issues involving China, including China’s island construction in the South China Sea, Chinese engagement in international boundary dispute mechanisms, and the effect of China’s relative size...


Apr 7, 2015

Michael Meyer, author of In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China discussed the genesis of his new book, the village called Wasteland (set in the beautiful landscape of Jilin Province), his research process and life in the village in an interview with National Committee Program...