The Scottish Centre for China Research Postgraduate Network has organised two events during the British Association for Chinese Studies conference at the University of Glasgow from 7-9 September 2017. Chinese media masterclass with Professor Daniela Stockmann University of Glasgow, room tbc 7 September 2017, 10.00-12.00 In this masterclass, Professor Stockmann will provide advice on conducting … Continue reading China media masterclass and panel 7 September
News stories about China from the last week. Life in China China gripped by censored essay on Beijing (BBC, 1 August) A candid opinion piece describing the growing difficulties of living in Beijing appears to have become the target of Chinese government censorship. The essay, entitled "Beijing has 20 million people pretending to have a … Continue reading Not just pandas! News from China 5 August 2017
Written by Avital Avina. Liu Xiaobo was not a name I was familiar with until his death. I might have heard about him in passing in a Chinese history class or on the news, but who the man was and what he did, and sacrificed, for China seemed to have slipped me by. This all … Continue reading Liu Xiaobo dies at 61: a look at his life.