While various manifestations of China’s deepening authoritarianism have been well documented, the ideological frameworks underpinning it have tended not to receive as much attention as the thinking of those at odds with the...
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...
CDT in the News
- VOA – China Media Directives Reveal Granular Detail of State Censorship
- The Jamestown Foundation – Early Warning Brief: Factional Strife Intensifies as Xi Strives to Consolidate Power
- Politico – China’s crypto ban fuels new U.S. wedge issue
- RFA – Meng Wanzhou Arrest, Return Used as Patriotic Talking Point in Chinese Schools
- Colombo Gazette – Digital autocracy in China: An appraisal