Prof. Rana Mitter: “Modern China” | Talks at Google

Prof. Rana Mitter: “Modern China” | Talks at Google

[MUSIC PLAYING] JAN: We’re here to welcome Rana Mitter. He is professor of the history and politics of modern China in Oxford, and a fellow of St. Cross College. He’s also a fellow of the British Economy since 2015. His research interests include contemporary Chinese nationalism, Republican era Chinese history, and the second Sino-Japanese war. […]

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Doing business in China (Full Episode)

Doing business in China (Full Episode)

– Welcome to Shanghai, the commercial capital of China and perhaps even Asia. I’m Tim Harcourt, the Airport Economist and I’m standing here on the terrace of the iconic inn on the Bund. I’m gonna show you how to do business in the world’s most populous country and what you can do to get in […]

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Is war with China inevitable? | David Kang

Is war with China inevitable? | David Kang

One of the most interesting patterns in East Asian history—which is quite different from the European pattern—is that when China is strong and big there’s a lot less fighting. And when China falls apart then there’s some vicious fighting as everybody jockeys for position. So whether we go back to the transition of the Ming […]

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The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

Hi there, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re gonna talk about the Silk Road, so called because it was not a road and not made of silk. So this is a t-shirt. It was designed in Belgium and contains cotton from both Brazil and the Texas, which was turned […]

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ASEAN explained in 5 minutes

ASEAN explained in 5 minutes

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations – ASEAN for short, is an association that today consists of 10 Southeast Asian states. In 1967, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia founded ASEAN. The aim was to improve economic, political and social cooperation. Another objective was to balance political conflicts between these countries that existed as […]

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HANGOUT VLOGS: Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) 2016

HANGOUT VLOGS: Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) 2016

YES so now they can hear you *HI* *HELLO* 很暗耶,看不到 Elly, 你很暗欸! 因为她黑! *DEATH STARE* can’t really see her right ? cuz its so dark wah 变 ang moh bah see the drunkard ! the drunkard ! see the drunkard over here ! woo hoo ~ *awkward drunk pose* *annoying laughter*

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The Fellas of Shanghai’s Oldest Jazz Band

The Fellas of Shanghai’s Oldest Jazz Band

Meet one of the oldest jazz bands in the world, an octogenarian entourage that plays at the Shanghai Peace Hotel five days a week. The band’s average age is 82, and some have been playing music for decades. They perform a range of classics, as well as jazz adaptations of famous Chinese folk songs. Jazz […]

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‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about China, which these days is discussed almost constantly on television and in newspapers – wait, are they still a thing? So, we used to print information on thinly sliced trees and then you would pay someone to take […]

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Why Europe Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers | The B1M

Why Europe Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers | The B1M

Why aren’t there many skyscrapers in Europe? Despite being one of the most developed, densely populated and economically prosperous continents, Europe has surprisingly few skyscrapers, particularly when compared to Asia and North America. Of the 218 skyscrapers constructed on the continent to date, 66% of them are located in just five cities – London, Paris, […]

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