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NCUSCR China Podcast Series

Dec 23, 2014

China's management of urbanization is an under-appreciated factor in the regime's longevity. The Chinese Communist Party fears the emergence of unequal megacities with their attendant slums and social unrest, as has occurred in many cities around the world, because such cities might threaten the survival of the regime....


Oct 31, 2014

Prizewinning foreign correspondent Howard French tells the story of China in Africa in China’s Second Continent. Through meticulous on-the-ground reporting, conducted in Mandarin, French, and Portuguese, among other languages, French creates a multi-leveled picture through discussion not only with policy-shaping...


Oct 24, 2014

William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. A historian of modern China, Professor Kirby's work examines China's business, economic, and political development in an international context. Can...


Sep 18, 2014

Join National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman as she interviews Jessica Chen Weiss, assistant professor of political science at Yale, about her book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China's Foreign Relations. Dr. Weiss discusses Chinese government management of nationalist,...


Jul 30, 2014

Join National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman as she interviews Leta Hong Fincher, a former journalist who just completed her doctorate in sociology at Tsinghua University in Beijing, about her book, 'Leftover' Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China.  Dr. Hong Fincher...