China Media Project translates a blog post by Yang Hengjun on why “leftist” scholars like Wang Hui have found favor in the West, given their critical attitudes toward democracy and universal values. Yang Hengjun is a...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 15, 2010
Two recent scandals in China have generated heated debates online about integrity and honesty in both academia and the corporate world. First, former chairman of Microsoft China, Tang Jun, has been under fire for allegedly lying...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 6, 2010
In the Guardian, John Gittings reviews two new books about China,The Struggle for Tibet by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya and The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity by Wang Hui. From his discussion of the...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 22, 2010
China Beat has posted an excerpt of the English edition of prominent public intellectual Wang Hui’s book, The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity: Discussions of the state are directly related to...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 6, 2008
In New Left Review, Zhang Yongle looks at Essentials of Dushu, a survey of the intellectual journal’s last ten years, which he calls, “a window through which the world can see China’s social upheavals during this...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 13, 2006
In the International Herald Tribune, Pankaj Mishra writes: One day earlier this year I met Wang Hui at the Thinker’s Cafe near Tsinghua University in Beijing, where he teaches. A small, compact man with streaks of gray in...
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