Archive for the 'China' Category

Hong Kong: Behind the Protests and Beyond

The US-Asia Institute held an off-the-record briefing with Visiting Associate Professor Al Reyes, University of Hong Kong, to discuss the Hong Kong protests and possible fallout, on Wednesday October 15, 2014. The protests in Hong Kong, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, have recently garnered much international attention. The protests revolve around electoral reform, specifically reform of Beijing’s implementation of
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2014 China 101 Seminar Series

The 2014 China 101 Seminar Series This seven-session series will bring experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China. All sessions will include time for Q&A. Please note: This event will be open to congressional staff members only. For more information and to RSVP, please e-mail us at: or call us at: (202)-544-3181. Upcoming 2014
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Chris Fenton Joins Board

The US-Asia Institute is pleased to announce that DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group President Chris Fenton has been appointed to the board of trustees. As the first entertainment industry member, Fenton will provide valuable insight on how entertainment plays a diplomatic role vis-à-vis Asia. For more reading, check out the following articles:

Chris Fenton with Rep. Billy Long


A Capitol Hill Forum on China Film Diplomacy: A Win-Win for U.S.-China Relations   with   Chris Fenton President, DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & General Manger, DMG North America   Monday, September 30, 2013 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.   The Gold Room 2168 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC     When one examines the U.S.-China relationship, most discussions
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