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Professor Gao Yunxiang, History, Ryerson University, explores a chapter from her new book Arise, Africa! Roar, China! Black and Chinese Citizens of...
There is a long-standing debate over whether Taiwan is part of China. Beijing insists that not only is Taiwan part of China, it is part of the...

Kristin Roebuck, EAP

“If you add up that legal disability that’s unique to the imperial family’s women, with the intense media scrutiny, and the incredible degree of...

The last of the Contemporary China Initiative series for Fall '21

The CCCI welcomes Shelley Rigger of Davidson University to address this question.  There is a long-standing debate over whether Taiwan is part of...
Glynne Walley, translator of Kyokutei Bakin’s Eight Dogs, or “Hakkenden”: Part One—An Ill-Considered Jest, is co-winner of the Japan-U.S. Friendship...

From shopping paradise to city of protests

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative welcomes CK Lee, Professor, Sociology, UCLA speaking on Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive...
We are happy to announce the winners of the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize for 2021. Excerpts from Shōkenkō 蕉堅稿: The Selected Poems of...
"Government for the People: Troubling Legacies of the Confucian Statecraft Tradition" was the title of The 2021-2022 Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture...
Professor James Millward, Georgetown University gave this talk titled, "Decolonizing Chinese Historiography with special attention to Xinjiang." This...

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