October 14, 2020
Korean Super Group BTS Faces Uproar in China Over War Comments
By Associated Press
China’s nationalists bristled at a mention of U.S.-South Korea cooperation in Korean War, fought against China and North Korea.
October 09, 2020
COVID-19 Has Dimmed Xi’s Approval Ratings Abroad – But Not in China
By Sungmin Cho
Why have Chinese citizens shown even stronger support for Xi Jinping during the COVID-19 crisis?
September 04, 2020
Who Is the Real Mulan?
By Jessie Lau
The current film has sparked a fierce fight over Mulan’s soul: what she should represent, both as a symbol for women and for Chinese-ness.
August 18, 2020
Trouble on China’s Periphery: The Stability-Instability Paradox
By David Skidmore
Today's Chinese nationalism is built on CCP loyalty and Han culture and identity – and thus leaves out a large number of China’s people.
July 18, 2020
The World Is Falling for China’s Hong Kong Trap
By Andrei Lungu
With the national security law, the CCP created for itself the perfect opportunity to pit China against “foreign hostile forces.”
June 23, 2020
The World Is Awakening to China’s Sharp Power
By Simon Shen
China's sharp power first began to be displayed in Hong Kong. Now it is seen all over the world.
May 05, 2020
The Chinese People Step up to Enforce China’s Nationalist Propaganda
By Jo Kim
Other countries need to take hyper-nationalistic rhetoric seriously, as it is both a top-down and bottom-up phenomenon.
April 29, 2020
China’s Digital Cultural Revolution
By Johanna M. Costigan and Xu Xin
Hyper-nationalist online attacks, like the campaign against Fang Fang, have disturbing parallels to the Mao era.
April 17, 2020
Why Some of China’s Most Ardent Nationalists Are Fangirls
By Xu Xin
The latest Twitter war, centering on a Thai idol named Bright, reveals a curious trend in Chinese nationalism.
March 13, 2020
Xenophobia, Patriarchy, and China’s Immigration Problem
By Jo Kim
The patriarchal aspect of China’s nationalism is an intractable problem.
March 05, 2020
China’s Proposed Immigration Changes Spark Xenophobic Backlash Online
By Chauncey Jung
Beijing is facing the consequences of its own nationalist propaganda strategy.
February 25, 2020
Sister-City Relations and Identity Politics: The Case of Prague, Beijing, Taipei, and Shanghai
By Matej Šimalčík and Adam Kalivoda
Shanghai’s cancellation of its partnership with Prague reveals how normally apolitical relations are increasingly tainted by identity politics.