Holdaway's chapter is titled 'Balancing Environment, Health and Development: Evolving Policy Interactions'.
Contemporary China Studies
Mandarin Presentation ~ English PPT ~ Bilingual Q&A ~ All Welcome
Accounts of the treatment of persons with disabilities over the course of China’s long history are almost all unreservedly bleak.
Much research, including Charlotte Goodburn’s 2008-09 study of primary school children in Shenzhen, has shown that rural-urban migrant children in China face significant barriers to education, and often end up in poor quality, migrant-run private schools.
Sir Robert Hart served as Inspector-General of the Imperial Maritime Customs Service of the Qing dynasty from 1863 until his death in 1911. No foreigner has ever had or will ever have the life he did in China.
The Belt and Road Initiative (B&R), since its unveiling by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, has attracted much attention in the international community.
This lecture revisits one of the most fundamental phenomena that shaped Chinese society during its middle period: the social and cultural construction of writing (wen) in the Tang empire and its re-shaping of the power and identity of the high elite.
In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South.
The Sino-Israeli story is a most thrilling story. It encompasses unique history, culture, complex diplomacy and worldwide business. This is on the whole a success story.
This talk will examine the question: What is China and Chineseness, from the perspective of global sports and the global public from the late 19th century to the present? It will pay special attention to the close connection between China’s search for answers to the question ‘what is China and C