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Contact person: Professor Jieli Li, USCS Secretary General, Ohio University, USA
Email: lij@ohio.edu
Phone:740-593-1373
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Member Organizations of USCS [成员组织]:
- Association of Chinese Professors in Social Sciences (ACPSS) [美国华人人文社科教授协会]
- Chinese Communication Association (CCA) [国际中华传播学会] 
- Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS) [留美历史学家学会]
- Global Forum of Chinese Political Scientists (GFCPS) [全球华人政治学家论坛]
- Association for Information Systems (AIS SIG-ISAP) [亚太管理信息系统研究学会]
- Society for Chinese Studies Librarians (SCSL) [中国研究图书馆馆员学会]
- Association of Chinese Helping Professionals Psychologists-International (ACHPPI) [国际华人心理与援助专业协会]
- North American Chinese Sociological Association (NACSA) [北美华人社会学会]

Affiliated Institutions [相关机构]:
- Center for Asian Studies, the American University [美利坚大学亚细亚研究所]
- Center for International Strategic Studies, Peking University [北京大学中国战略研究中心]
- China Program, the Carter Center [美国卡特中心中国项目]
- Center for Asian Democracy, the University of Louisville [美国路易维尔大学亚洲民主中心]
- School of International Studies, Renmin University of China[中国人民大学国际关系学院]

Purpose: [目的]
These organizations are registered in the United States, although some members of these organizations reside outside of North America. Despite the fact that these organizations have different disciplinary emphases, they share the common aim of studying and promoting China studies in the world, especially in the United States and in Greater China. In establishing such an umbrella organization, USCS serves the purpose of better promoting China studies globally. 

Mission: [使命]
The mission of USCS is primarily that of promoting academic information sharing, consultation, and possible coordinated projects of China studies among the member organizations in the United States as well as in the rest of the world.

Organization: [组织]

  1. The membership of this council is organizational. The Council of USCS is made up of one representative from each of these organizations.
  2. These representatives are appointed by the chief executive officers (CEO) of the organizations, that is, the “presidents or “coordinators,and the governing bodies, i.e., the boards or steering committees. They report directly to the respective CEOs and to the respective governing bodies.
  3. The Council chairman is elected by the representatives from these organizations and serves a terminal two-year term. Ideally, the Council chairmanship rotates among the representatives of these organizations.
  4. The Council should not interfere in the internal affairs of the participating organizations and institutions.
  5. Each of the participating organizations is expected to pay an annual fee of $100 on a voluntary basis.
  6. USCS admits new members with the consent of the majority of these organizations. Once admitted, the new member organizations enjoy the same privileges as the founding members.
  7. USCS will register in the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a non-profit organization.

Functions: [功能]

  1. The Council collects information from the member organizations and from the affiliated institutions.
  2. The Council issues a USCS newsletter periodically and maintains a website in which all member organizations websites and the participating academic institutions will be linked. The website is maintained by somebody appointed by the Council.
  3. The Council coordinates consultations about academic activities and fund raising among member organizations. The funds raised serve the sole purpose of USCS coordinated academic activities.
  4. If funding is available, the Council may meet every year at a place that is desirable to all, such as the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies.
  5. As USCS becomes more established at a later stage, the Council may organize joint projects such as research projects and conferences participated by all, or some, of the member organizations. The participation by the USCS member organizations in the collaborated projects organized by the Council is entirely voluntary.
  6. The USCS Council may invite experts in various fields as resource persons, such as legal counsels in the United States, in mainland China, and in Taiwan.
  7. The Council chairman is expected to appoint a secretary/treasurer. The financial record is subject to scrutiny by all member organizations and affiliated institutions.

Note: This agreement is subject to revisions upon decisions by the participating organizations. 

  [全美中国研究联合会]的协访
Council on United Societies of China Studies (USCS)

美国路易维尔大学,肯塔基州,路易维尔市,2006.1
 

成员组织

美国华人人文社科教授协会 
国际中华传播学会 
留美历史学家学会 
全球华人政治学家论坛
亚太管理信息系统研究学会
中国研究图书馆员学会
国际华人心理与援助专业协会
北美华人社会学会

相关机构

美利坚大学亚细亚研究所 
美国卡特中心中国项目 
美国路易维尔大学亚洲民主中心 
北京大学中国战略研究中心 
中国人民大学国际关系学院

组织宗旨

联合会成员组织均在美国注册成立,尽管其组织中的部分成员居住在北美以外的其他地区。虽然这些组织有着不同的学科重点,但都共同致力于在世界各国、特别是美国和大中华地区推进和加强中国研究。通过建立一个网络型组织,全美中国研究联合会必将裨益于推进全球范围内中国研究的目标。

组织使命

全美中国研究联合会的使命主要是在美国以及全世界其它地区的成员组织之间推动学术信息共享、提供咨询和可能的协调项目。

组织结构

1、本联合会只接受组织成员;联合会理事会由上述组织各派一位代表组成。
2、这些代表由本组织的主要执行官,及其本组织的领导机构如理事会或领导委员会的主席或协调官任命,并向本组织的主要执行官和领导机构直接报告。
3、联合会理事会主席由上述组织的代表选出,任期两年主席不可以连任。在理想条件下,主席应当由这几个组织轮流担任。
4、全美中国研究联合会将不会干预其成员组织或成员机构的内部事务。
5、每个成员组织将在自愿基础上缴?00美元的年费。
6、经与这些组织的大多数取得一致后,联合会可接受新的组织成员。新的组织成员享有同其他组织成员一样的权益。
7、联合会将以非赢利组织的形式在美国肯塔基州完成组织注册

组织功能

1、联合会将汇集来自其成员组织和机构的信息
2、联合会将发行一份定期会刊,并维持一个与所有组织成员和机构网页链接的网页;将指定专人负责。
3、联合会将协调咨询组织成员间的学术活动和筹集资金;筹集资金的唯一目的是协调学术活动。
4、如果资金许可,联合会将在对所有组织均感方便的地点每年聚会一次,如美国亚洲学会的年会期间。
5、随着联合会的逐步稳固与发展,本联合会也许将组织由全体或部分成员组织参加的联合项目或学术会议。成员组织参加这类活动将是完全自愿的。
6、联合会可以在美国、中国大陆和台湾邀请不同领域的专家,如法律顾问,作为咨询对象。
7、联合会理事会主席可以任命一位秘书或司库。财务记录将受所有成员组织和成员机构的审计检查。

注释:本协议经过参加组织协商可以修改