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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org.

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.

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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org.

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.

    China and the U.S. Film Industry | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    China and the U.S. Film Industry | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    China’s booming film market has become an essential consideration for the production of Hollywood movies. In an effort to take advantage of this audience, American entertainment conglomerates are increasingly partnering with Chinese studios, and producing products for the Chinese market. How will America’s entertainment powerhouses and China’s burgeoning film industry collaborate to build their global brand identities?
    Dr. Aynne Kokas is an associate professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Hollywood Made in China (University of California Press, 2017).
    For more videos and podcasts from the U.S.-China HORIZONS series, visit us at ncuscr.org/HORIZONS.

    • 10 min
    Electric Vehicles: Tesla and U.S.-China Collaboration | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    Electric Vehicles: Tesla and U.S.-China Collaboration | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    Tesla has proven that U.S. car companies can succeed in China—when they sell electric. But what will it take for the traditional auto industry to meet the demand for new energy vehicles in China and compete with local startups? Tu Le of Sino Auto Insights analyzes U.S.-China collaboration and interaction as a driving force behind the ascending global electric vehicle market.
    Tu Le is the founder and managing director of Sino Auto Insights. He is recognized as an automotive & mobility expert in Asia, having spent time living and working in Detroit, Silicon Valley, and China.
    For more videos and podcasts from the U.S.-China HORIZONS series, visit us at ncuscr.org/HORIZONS.

    • 9 min
    Electric Vehicles: China's Accelerating Industry | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    Electric Vehicles: China's Accelerating Industry | U.S.-China HORIZONS

    Jennifer Turner explains the recent evolution of China's dynamic new energy vehicle industry, including how it will influence electric vehicles in the United States and around the world.
    Jennifer Turner is the director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum and manager of its Global Choke Point Initiative. She is a widely-quoted expert on U.S.-China environmental cooperation as well as climate-related challenges and governance issues facing the world’s most populous country.
    For more videos and podcasts from the U.S.-China HORIZONS series, visit us at ncuscr.org/HORIZONS.

    • 6 min
    Ling Chen on the Fifth Plenum of the 19th Communist Party Congress

    Ling Chen on the Fifth Plenum of the 19th Communist Party Congress

    Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, slowing economic growth, and tensions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and beyond, Beijing will host its Fifth Plenum of the 19th Chinese Community Party from October 26 to October 29, 2020. Among other items on the Plenum agenda, the 14th Five-Year-Plan will be approved by the more than 300 full and alternate members of the Party Central Committee and a new economic strategy called the “2035 vision” will be unveiled.
    Dr. Ling Chen, assistant professor of political science at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, examines the upcoming Plenum in the context of Fifth Plenums past, considers the economic and non-economic items likely to be on the agenda, and reflects on the significance of the Plenum for China, the United States, and other parts of the world.  

    • 33 min
    Naima Green-Riley on Burning the Boats: Consulate Closures in Houston and Chengdu FULL INTERVIEW

    Naima Green-Riley on Burning the Boats: Consulate Closures in Houston and Chengdu FULL INTERVIEW

    On July 23, 2020, the United States government ordered the Chinese consulate in Houston to close. Less than a week later, the American consulate in Chengdu was vacated as reciprocation from Beijing. Harvard University Department of Government Ph.D. candidate and former U.S. diplomat Naima Green-Riley analyzes the motivations behind each government's drastic step and evaluates the possible implications for the regions serviced by each consulate, as well as the U.S.-China relationship as a whole.

    • 31 min
    Frank H. Wu | Visa Restrictions and Lawsuits: Chinese Students Under Fire

    Frank H. Wu | Visa Restrictions and Lawsuits: Chinese Students Under Fire

    The Justice Department's China Initiative against economic espionage and intellectual property theft has made Chinese students in the United States a focus of increasing scrutiny, while Congress has initiated legislation aiming to restrict this broad group's ability to work and study in the United States.   
     In light of the Justice Department's more than 3,000 active investigations of China-affiliated researchers and students in the United States, Queens College President Frank Wu discusses the initiative, the resulting increase in scrutiny of Chinese nationals and Chinese-American students, and the potential threat to American competitiveness and economic vitality that these developments present.     
    Frank H. Wu is the president of Queens College, former president of the Committee of 100, and a former litigator and professor of law.

    • 6 min

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