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Video: Scott Tong on China's Changes Through His Own Family History

December 18, 2017

Scott Tong's A Village With My Name offers a unique perspective on the dramatic changes in China from the late Qing dynasty to today.


November 16, 2017


Michael Meyer Discusses His Book "The Road To Sleeping Dragon: Learning China From The Ground Up"

November 8, 2017

The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 

Video: Han Dongfang on Labor Activism in China

October 18, 2017

Han Dongfang, founder and director of the China Labour Bulletin, discusses the current state of labor activisim in China following the screening of We the Workers

Lon Kurashige Discusses His Book "Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States"

October 3, 2017

Lon Kurashige's new book argues that exclusion-era policies were more than just enactments of racism; they were also catalysts for U.S.-Asian cooperation and the basis for the twenty-first century's tightly integrated Pacific world.

Terry Lautz Discusses His Book "John Birch: A Life"

July 27, 2017

Terry Lautz's new book examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.

Rob Schmitz Discusses His Book "Street of Eternal Happiness"

June 22, 2016

Rob Schmitz creates an unforgettable portrait of individuals who hope, struggle, and grow along a single street cutting through the heart of China’s most exhilarating metropolis, Shanghai.

Gail Hershatter Discusses Her Book "The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past"

June 9, 2016

Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.

Tao Ran 陶然: China’s Urbanization Model and its Challenges

May 17, 2016

Professor Tao Ran from Renmin University spoke on the "Urbanization: Its Costs, benefits, and Complications" panel at China’s Growing Pains on April 22, 2016.