Tsinghua University has fired Xu Zhangrun, a law professor and outspoken critic of Xi Jinping’s leadership, who was released on Sunday after six days in detention. Xu was suspended from teaching duties in August 2018 after...
by Samuel Wade | May 12, 2019
Last week brought the 100th anniversary of the start of the May Fourth movement, a pivotal moment...
by Sophie Beach | May 17, 2006
Many thanks to Geremie R. Barmé for contributing the following essay to CDT: Let the Spiel Begin Zhang Yimou, the avant-garde film director turned populist will lead the group designing the opening and closing ceremonies of the...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 27, 2006
The following was first published in The China Journal, No. 55, January 2006. An excerpt from this article also appeared in the CDT Bookshelf. Thanks to Mr. Barm√© for allowing CDT to republish it in its entirety here. I’M SO RONERY Geremie R. Barm√© He’s Back With the accession of Hu Jintao to the dual […]
by Sophie Beach | Apr 20, 2006
The following essay by Geremie R. Barm√© originally appeared in the Review weekly supplement, The Australian Financial Review, 31st March 2006. Published without notes under the title “Historical Distortions”. Thanks to Mr. Barm√© for allowing CDT to reprint it here. A Year of Some Significance By Geremie R. Barm√© History matters. It matters in Australia […]
by Sophie Beach | Dec 4, 2005
For the CDT Bookshelf, China Digital Times invites experts on China to recommend a book to CDT readers. This month, Geremie R. Barm√©, Professor, Division of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University, comments on “Mao: The Unknown Story” by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday, Alfred A. Knopf 2005. The following is a short excerpt […]
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