Cui Weiping

Big 2010 Stories Hushed, but Not Forgotten

China Media Project’s Ying Chan summarizes the major news stories in China in 2010 and the limits on Chinese journalists’ ability to reflect on the news: The first hints of trouble for news retrospectives and similar...

China Bans Poet from Traveling to US Conference

Literature professor Cui Weiping has been barred from leaving China to attend a conference in the U.S., AP reports: Cui Weiping had her Chinese passport, U.S. visa and airplane ticket to Philadelphia in hand when, she said,...

Cui Weiping Tweets Elite Views On Liu Xiaobo

From Global Voices: Charter 08 has been around for just over a year, reportedly gathered more than 10,000 signatures, and Liu Xiaobo, one of its founders, was sentenced to eleven years in prison on Christmas Day last week. While...

Cui Weiping: Why Do We Need to Talk About June 4th?

During Mother’s Day weekend on May 10th, a number of intellectuals in Beijing organized a seminar discussing 20 years of the democracy movement in China. The seminar started with a moment of silence, paying tribute to the...

The Democracy Movement since 1989

Global Voices translates excerpts of presentations by intellectuals who gathered in Beijing to discuss the past twenty years of the democracy movement, posted by Oiwan Lam. The seminar started with a moment of silence, paying...

Cui Weiping: My Humanity is Frozen and Numb

Professor Cui Weiping (崔卫平) teaches at the Beijing Film Academy. A literary and film critic and scholar, she is also known in Chinese intellectual circles for translating Václav Havel’s works into Chinese. She writes about...

Zhang Yimou’s Qin Shi Huangdi Complex – Cui Weiping published an article titled “A Chinese Movie at the Met” this week: The creators of The First Emperor were clearly intent on sharpening the film’s (already pretty clear) political stance. “Qin...



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