CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of...
by Anne Henochowicz | Apr 11, 2016
As Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign nabs “tigers and flies”—corrupt...
by Anne Henochowicz | May 1, 2013
Yu Jianrong, director of the Rural Development Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, has championed social causes through social media. In 2011, he ran a Weibo campaign in which he asked netizens to post photos of...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 4, 2013
In an essay translated by Jason Todd, professor Yu Jianrong argues that China’s fixation on “stability at all costs” is misguided and unsustainable. He advocates the cultivation of a resilient and dynamic...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 20, 2013
Yu Jianrong, a professor of rural affairs at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, is to meet with the British ambassador after outsourced visa processing staff insisted on seeing his hukou household registration document....
by Samuel Wade | Aug 24, 2011
A law professor has threatened Weibo users including Yu Jianrong with legal action for spreading “arbitrarily clipped” video of one of his lectures online. The footage shows him besmirching the honour of female...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 24, 2011
China Media Project has translates an online chat conducted with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Professor Yu Jianrong about the recent closures of schools for the children of migrant workers: Over the past six months, more...
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