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How China’s ‘leftover women’ are using their financial power to fight the stigma of being single

November 15, 2021

Originally published by USC Annenberg on November 15, 2021.

Kirk Denton Looks at Taiwanese Museums

November 5, 2021

Kirk Denton looks at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.

Top Museums in China & Taiwan

November 4, 2021

Museum attendance is shifting across the Strait.

Keliher, The Board of Rites and the Making of Qing China, 2019

November 4, 2021

This review by Jennifer H. Day was published on H-Asia and is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Urbanization in the U.S. and China

October 19, 2021

People keep moving from rural areas into cities.

Beethoven in Beijing: Post-Screening Q&A with Filmmaker

October 18, 2021

Filmmaker Jennifer Lin looks at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.

Western Musical Instruments in China

October 14, 2021

Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.

Chou, Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain, 2018

September 29, 2021

Wen-shing Chou's study of Mount Wutai was reviewed by Yong Cho for the History of Buddhism discussion list and is republished here by Creative Commons license.

Discovering Ding Zhen: Influencer Culture And The Myth Of Tibet In Chinese Social Media

September 15, 2021

In November 2020, a seven-second, casually-shot video by Chinese photographer Boge, which captured the ‘shy smile’ of Tenzin Tsondu, now better known as “Ding Zhen” in Mandarin, went viral on Douyin (Chinese TikTok). Almost overnight, the short video made Tenzing into China’s latest social media sensation.

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