Performing Arts - Music: Center for Chinese Studies | August 5 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Asian Youth Orchestra with Sarah Chang, Violin, Cal Performances
Representing nearly a dozen countries, the 107 young musical ambassadors of the Asian Youth Orchestra join hands across political differences and regional tensions to play concerts of exquisite beauty. Each summer, exceptional players from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam meet for a demanding summer of... More >
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | August 31 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Douglas Fuller, School of Management, Zhejiang University
Lowell Dittmer, Political Science, UC Berkeley
China presents us with a conundrum. How has a developing country with a spectacularly inefficient financial system, coupled with asset-destroying state-owned firms, managed to create a number of vibrant high-tech firms?
China's domestic financial system fails most private firms by neglecting to give them sufficient support to pursue technological upgrading, even while smothering state-favored... More >
Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | August 31 | 5:30 p.m. | Morrison Library
Min Seok Ahn, South Korean National Assembly
Min Seok Ahn (also spelled Ahn Minseok), a member of the South Korean National Assembly, has been instrumental in coordinating the impeachment trial of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.