The Sydney Morning Herald’s Fergus Hunter reports that four Australian universities hosting Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes have signed contracts explicitly stating they “must accept” Beijing’s authority over the teaching centers. The Institutes, which are...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 26, 2019
Recent years have brought a succession of moves to tighten the reins on China’s education system. Authorities have sought to drive out “Western values” and cultivate a new focus on Xi Jinping’s signature...
by Samuel Wade | May 12, 2019
Last week brought the 100th anniversary of the start of the May Fourth movement, a pivotal moment...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | May 1, 2018
The 1998 suicide of Peking University student Gao Yan after her alleged rape by a professor has...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 19, 2017
Early on in Xi Jinping’s ongoing campaign to enforce ideological orthodoxy throughout the...
by Cindy | Dec 10, 2016
At a high-level meeting on ideological and political work in higher education this week, President...
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