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"The Great LOL of China"
Feb. 6, 2017 | Register
Kick back, relax and enjoy a good laugh about studying Chinese and China. China Focus will host an evening of cross-cultural comedy with Jesse Appell, Beijing-based comedian and founder of the U.S.-China Comedy Center.
"Kakehashi: Student Panel on U.S.-Japan Economic and Social Ties"
Feb. 8, 2017 | Register
At this live event, hear students’ perspectives on U.S.-Japan relations and business ties after spending eight days in Japan with the Kakehashi program.
“China’s Crony Capitalism”
Feb. 9, 2017 | Register
Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, will reveal compelling insights from more than 200 corruption cases involving multiple officials and businessmen from his new book “China’s Crony Capitalism.”
"How Should the U.S. Approach China? Bipartisan Report Launch"
Feb. 13, 2017 | Register
With a new administration in the White House, maintaining what is perhaps the country’s most crucial bilateral relationship remains a critical issue. Members of a high-level Task Force on U.S.-China Policy, organized by the 21st Century China Center at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, will discuss their expert recommendations for the Trump administration.
"San Diego Global Forum: Japan-U.S. Relations Going Forward"
Feb. 15, 2017 | Register
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Environment in Japan, the Honorable Professor Yoriko Kawaguchi will share her views on Japanese-U.S. diplomatic relations with regard to the economy, the environment, and geopolitics and Asia going forward. Following her presentation, Professor Ulrike Schaede will lead a conversation on how these matters affect global trade and San Diego.
"Remote Sensing Analysis at Scale with Google Earth Engine"
Feb. 28, 2017 | Register
In this talk, Nick Clinton, developer advocate at Google Earth Engine, will discuss new possibilities for geospatial analysis at scale and how the research community can use Google Earth Engine as a tool for planetary-scale, cloud-based analysis.
Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture: “China’s Growing Protectionism and the U.S. Response”
March 7, 2017 | Register
Former Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky will address China’s recent series of policies that put foreign companies at a sharp competitive disadvantage, which are generating tensions with China’s trading partners and raising the question of how the U.S. and the international business community should respond.
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