Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Before tracking Chinese social media, Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University. Her master's thesis on folk music and Mongolian identity is available here.
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Netizen Voices: G20 Prep Leaves Hotel Guests in Cold

Hangzhou is already deep into preparations for the G20 Summit in September, the first to be hosted in China. A dilapidated historic house has gotten a fresh coat of paint (though probably nothing else), and residents have gotten English crash course manuals with 100 useful phrases, including “Hangzhou, a paradise on earth [sic]” and “Orioles Singing in the

June 28, 2016 9:55 PM

A Lesson on Chastity from the Ministry of Finance

Should the “chaste widows” of late imperial China, who committed suicide to preserve their virtue, be considered paragons of Chinese culture? That seems to be the implication of a screenshot from the Ministy of Finance’s online learning platform, posted to Weibo: SleazyRong (@Sleazy戎): History’s backward flow cannot be stopped. (June 22, 2016)

June 24, 2016 10:44 PM

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