The twelve bronze zodiac animal heads cast by Jesuits for the emperor Qianlong have become a potent symbol of China’s humiliation by predatory Western imperialists during the 19th Century. The heads are widely held to have...
Old Summer Palace
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 19, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by cschultz | Sep 30, 2010
Artist and blogger Ai Weiwei has unveiled his “Heads/Circle of Animals” sculptural installation at the 29th Sao Paulo Biennale in Brazil: The title of the this years Biennale, “Há sempre um copo de mar para um...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China