Cultural Exchange Offers Respite in U.S.-China... →
Chinese Characters contributor Ian Johnson reports for The New York Times.
Life in a Glass House →
Ai Wei Wei also made Foreign Policy’s list of the top global thinkers this years. Here’s a short profile by Chinese Characters contributor Christina Larson.
How Today's China Resembles 19th Century America -... →
By Jeff Wasserstrom and economics historian Stephen Mihm.
He Weifang, meanwhile, is an outspoken critic of the Chinese legal system who...– He Weifang make’s Foreign Policy’’s list of the Top 100 Global Thinkers. You will be able to learn more about him in Chinese Characters.
All the Reviews that Fit in Print--of the New Deng... →
Chinese Characters contributor Xujun Eberlein on how reviews of Ezra Vogel’s new book are shaped by reviewers’ perspective on China’s most important post-Mao leader.
There is a rumor on the Chinese internet that, at various government levels,...– A post by contributor Xujun Eberlein at Inside-Out China: China’s Officialdom Novels: Translators Pay Attention!
12 Foreign Policy Females You Should Follow →
Number one on the Daily Muse list? Chinese Characters contributor Christina Larson!
China in the World/The World In China →
Ken Pomeranz and Jeff Wasserstrom will have a public dialog on this theme on Nov. 16 in Washington D.C.
These two colossal entities, with such utterly different provenances—the world’s...– How Walmart Is Changing China by Orville Schell in The Atlantic.
My sense is that China, past and present, looms as one giant counterfactual to...– Cris Campbell introduces The China Rule in his Genealogy of Religion blog.
Tenzin Wangmo, a 20-year-old Tibetan nun, woke up to clear skies on October...– From “Trouble in Tibet” in The Spectator by Chinese Characters contributor Alec Ash.
How is it that a Communist Party remains in power more than 20 years after the...– Nov. 16 in Washington D.C.: China in the World/The World in China | Wilson Center
Almost all of the elements are in place for an uprising like we saw in 1989 –...– Chinese banker quoted in Financial Times piece “Chinese Elite Have New International Outlook”
God in China →
Good Listening: Tim Gardam reports on Christianity, Catholicism, Buddhism, Islam, Taoism and folk religions as they exist in China today for the BBC.