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Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch Featured in AmCham China Quarterly

January 10, 2020

USCET Founding President, Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, was profiled in AmCham China's Quarterly where she discussed the current state of US-China educational exchanges. In the article, Ambassador Bloch expresses her concerns with US-China government relations and the increasing pressures Chinese international students face while studying in the United States. However, she takes on an optimistic tone at the end of the article:


USCET Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of US-China Diplomatic Ties in Beijing

November 11, 2019

From October 18 to October 27, USCET Chairman Ambassador Nicholas Platt, Founding President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, Chief Operating Officer Ye Sheng and Special Advisor Robert Kapp made a productive and invigorating visit to China for a series of six carefully planned engagements with some of USCET’s best and longest-standing Chinese partners.



Interview with Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch from CGTN.

October 30, 2019

The 13th round of China-U.S. trade talks wrapped up in Washington and U.S. President Donald Trump met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, and urged both sides to finalize the text of the deal at an early date and move forward with future negotiations. To help China Global Television Network Group (CGTN) make sense of the U.S.-China trade talks, Tian Wei interviewed USCET's President, Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch to offer her insights on the matter.


The 16th Annual American Studies Network Conference

July 24, 2019

China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) and the US-China Education Trust (USCET) cordially invite scholars and students from all disciplines to participate in the 16th Annual American Studies Network Conference, “40 Years of China-US Ties: Seeking Common Grounds through Cooperation and Competition,” to be held October 19-20 at CFAU in Beijing.

 

ASN Conference



USCET holds Culinary Diplomacy Programs throughout China

July 1, 2019

The current climate in US-China relations calls for innovative and atypical approaches to fostering stronger relations. Far from the offices and boardrooms of the political and commercial worlds, some of the world’s most meaningful transnational exchanges are taking place in the kitchen. This “culinary diplomacy” builds bridges by tapping into the simple truth that sharing a meal builds trust, creating a powerful current for cooperation.


2019 Media Education Consortium Conference

July 1, 2019

“Some in journalism may say we are in the middle of a storm, that we are in the middle of understanding which way is up, which way is down, which way is left or right.” NBC News’ Richard Lui emphasized these words time and time again during his keynote speech at USCET’s 10th US-China Media Education Consortium Conference held at Wuhan University from June 20th to the 21st. The world is changing in ways that would have appeared unimaginable only a decade ago, as the sheer amount of data and information permeating society balloons to greater heights.


Central Party School Spring Institute 2019

April 18, 2019

USCET successfully hosted a second Central Party School Elections Institute in Washington, DC (March 24-28) and in Seattle (March 29-31). This institute focused on the 2018 Midterm elections and addressed timely issues related to US-China strategic distrust. The delegation was able to gain first-hand insights about the implications of the midterm elections, learn how domestic politics impact US-China relations and talk candidly about the US-China relationship and the causes of the heated bilateral tensions. 


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