Born, raised, and based in Wuhan, writer Fang Fang began her first hand chronicles of life in the original epicenter of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on January 25—two days after authorities launched an unprecedented lockdown in...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 3, 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, Hubei late last year. After belated government acknowledgment of a public health crisis, authorities began an ongoing lockdown of Wuhan in January as the city and country at large...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 13, 2015
While Xi Jinping has made stating his appreciation for literature—both foreign and domestic—a...
by Josh Rudolph | May 22, 2015
Free expression and literacy advocacy group PEN America this week released the report...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 21, 2015
At the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson discusses author Peter Hessler’s enormous...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 12, 2015
When Chinese novelist Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012, controversy erupted—while...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods