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February 16, 2018
Yale’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has selected our colleague and friend Frances Rosenbluth as this year’s recipient of the William Clyde DeVane Award...
February 5, 2018
The story of China’s last century has been one of growth, of strife, of soul-searching and transformation. Cities are both the engines and the...
January 23, 2018
“I think [China] see[s] religion as a useful tool in the overall effort to restore some sort of order in society.” IAN JOHNSON IS a Pulitzer Prize-...
January 8, 2018
A teenager working in a mountain encampment during the Chinese Cultural Revolution stumbles upon an ambiguous utopia. Read an excerpt Lu Beiping is...
December 14, 2017
By Nick Frisch Update: The F.C.C. voted on Thursday to repeal net neutrality rules. HONG KONG — To taste a future without net neutrality, try...
October 30, 2017
On October 23, the Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center sponsored a talk by Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Ian Johnson on “The...
October 20, 2017
The first time I saw Ai Weiwei’s art, I was appalled. Almost twenty years ago, long before he became an internationally-known contemporary artist,...

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