Tumblr Site for One Book, One Chicago (China Theme... →
jwassers: The chosen book for this year is a work of fiction by Yiyun Li; a background lecture will be by CC co-editor Jeff Wasserstrom.
In his classic book titled The Two Cultures, C.P. Snow wrote that a ‘gulf...– CC editor Jeffrey Wasserstrom on an upcoming scholarly conference: Should Scholarly Meetings Make Room for Journalists?
Panel on Wukan rebellion at UCLA, featuring CC editor Jeffrey Wasserstrom (PDF flier)
Although nearly two weeks have passed since the Lantern Festival that officially...– From Michelle Dammon Loyalka’s opinion piece in The New York Times, Chinese Labor, Cheap No More. Her CC chapter and new book, Eating Bitterness, is about the lives of migrant workers.
The Art of the Profile: Writing about China →
Chinese Characters’ first event will be at the M Literary Festival in Beijing: Beijing-based writers and contributors to the forthcoming anthology Chinese Characters: Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, Evan Osnos, Ian Johnson, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Michelle Loyalka and Christine Larson share the profiles of individual Chinese people written for the book and how it brings a unique...
The reasons why they have chosen this method of protest are not exactly clear....– From a wide-ranging and thoughtful Asia Society interview with Tibet specialist Robert Barnett on the wave of political suicides by ethnic Tibetans in the PRC
U.S.-China Relations in the Shadow of the Arab... →
One of CC’s co-editors looks at how sharply U.S. and Chinese views of international situations can diverge.
Greening Chinese Cities--SXSW Talk by CC... →
A Dangerous Year →
That’s what the Economist thinks 2012 could be for China, due to patterns of unrest and such things as “Anger at the Bottom” and “Nerves at the Top” (two subheadings in the piece).
More important now is the political perception of Tibetans as victims who have...– CC contributor Alec Ash interviews Tibetologist Robert Barnett at The Browser. Ash’s chapter introduces readers to a three-dimensional Tibetan.