Category Archives: China

Gender and Study Abroad from China

Review of Journey of the Phoenix: Overseas study and women’s changing position in China, by Anni Kajanus. Anni Kajanus’s Journey of the Phoenix is a…

Tibetan Libraries in Present-Day China

Religion, Politics, and Bookworms: Tibetan Libraries in China Today Picture this: it’s mid-morning in Beijing.  The fog parts to reveal the imposing concrete face of…

The Qiaopi Museum, Shantou, Guangdong, China

A review of the Qiaopi Museum (侨批文物馆) (Shantou, Guangdong, China). Qiaopi as Memory of the World Qiaopi are remittance receipts in the form of family letters…

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet An earlier version of this article was published at the International Society for Chinese Law and History In…

Geoarchaeological Change in North China

Pre-Yangshao Agriculture and Landscape Change in North China A review of “Geoarchaeological Investigation of Pre-Yangshao Agriculture, Ecological Diversity and Landscape Change in North China” by…

China After the Sino-Soviet Split

A review of: China After the Sino-Soviet Split: Maoist Politics, Global Narratives, and the Imagination of the World, by Zachary Scarlett. In this dissertation, which…

Chinese International Students in Singapore

A Review of “Foreign Talent”: Desire and Singapore’s China Scholars, by Peidong Yang. Peidong Yang’s exciting and timely dissertation on Chinese international students in Singapore…