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China’s Christmas Crackdown
December 25, 2018
China’s Christmas Crackdown
Santa gets pushed out as China's leaders emphasize tradition.
China’s Christmas Crackdown
Michael Wood on China: There Is No Such Thing as 'Destined' in History
June 16, 2017
Michael Wood on China: There Is No Such Thing as 'Destined' in History
The historian and host of The Story Of China discusses the Chinese civilization and his view on China’s future.
Michael Wood on China: There Is No Such Thing as 'Destined' in History
Re-Collecting China
April 21, 2016
Re-Collecting China
A documentary film by Bill Callahan
Re-Collecting China
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
November 12, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
"China’s society has become sick and needs treatment."
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
November 05, 2015
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
The use of Chinese characters in South Korea (and related controversies) reveal the intersecting cultures of East Asia.
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
China's Confucius Institutes and the Soft War
July 08, 2015
China's Confucius Institutes and the Soft War
With the closing of Confucius Institutes, China may be heading for a "soft power" war with the West.
China's Confucius Institutes and the Soft War
The Changing Face of Sichuan Opera
June 18, 2015
The Changing Face of Sichuan Opera
An ancient Chinese art form might have to go global to survive.
The Changing Face of Sichuan Opera
Why Does Chinese Alcohol Taste So Awful?
June 08, 2015
Why Does Chinese Alcohol Taste So Awful?
China's baijiu gets a bad rap for its powerful flavor, but it's a wonderfully complex drink.
Why Does Chinese Alcohol Taste So Awful?
How Chinese and Americans Understand Culture
March 05, 2015
How Chinese and Americans Understand Culture
The two countries seem to have very different perspectives when it comes to their culture.
How Chinese and Americans Understand Culture
The Chinese Communist Party's Confucian Revival
September 30, 2014
The Chinese Communist Party's Confucian Revival
Xi Jinping's emphasis on Confucius has a modern-day political purpose.
The Chinese Communist Party's Confucian Revival
China and Nation Branding
January 11, 2014
China and Nation Branding
Beijing’s “all-culture” focus is delivering a poor return on its soft power investment.
China and Nation Branding
Hu: China in Cultural War
January 05, 2012
Hu: China in Cultural War
Hu Jintao warns China is engaged in a cultural war with the West and hostile international forces.
Hu: China in Cultural War
Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?
May 06, 2011
Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?
Chinese-American author Amy Chua’s book has shaken up the image of Asian moms—for good or for bad?
Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?
Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?
April 19, 2011
Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?
A popular modern pastime in countries like China and Japan, karaoke’s roots may actually lie in ancient philosophy.
Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?
Ai Weiwei, Art 'Godfather'
April 13, 2011
Ai Weiwei, Art 'Godfather'
Experts following the recent ‘art crackdown’ in China suggest Ai draws a distinct line between his activism and art.
Ai Weiwei, Art 'Godfather'
March 24, 2011
A Photographer's China
Embracing China isn’t just about shooting from behind a camera lens. Connecting with its people is key.
A Photographer's China
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