Voices of Struggle: LGBTQ and Feminist Activism in China and Beyond

Voices of Struggle: LGBTQ and Feminist Activism in China and Beyond

Well, first of all, can I say that it’s my privilege to be here, thank you so much for inviting me. And I’m really happy to take this opportunity to say a bit about this forthcoming book. It’s called Beijing from below, and it is based on research I’ve been doing since 2007. So, over […]

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The Case for Ai Weiwei | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

The Case for Ai Weiwei | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

NARRATOR: In 1995, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei photographed himself as he picked up a 2000-year-old urn and let it smash to the ground. If we’re appalled when cultural heritage is destroyed in the name of god and state, how can we possibly defend Ai’s action? How can we buy a ticket to see photos of […]

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What Happened In Tiananmen Square?

What Happened In Tiananmen Square?

Every year on June 4th, thousands of people rally throughout China in remembrance of a 1989 violent government crackdown. To this day, the Chinese government refuses to acknowledge the event, and any information about it is blocked from the internet and public record. So what happened? Here’s a timeline of the Tiananmen Square massacre. [1966-1976] […]

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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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The Importance of ‘Face’ in China – Rupert Munton – ClarkMorgan Insights

The Importance of ‘Face’ in China – Rupert Munton – ClarkMorgan Insights

I think when we’re in China it’s important to remember that that winning the battle may cost you the war and it’s a natural Western reaction when dealing with conflict to want to win. If your opinion differs to mine, my opinion has to override yours. And you’ll find that in China you may win […]

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SCAMMERS are Everywhere in CHINA!

SCAMMERS are Everywhere in CHINA!

Winston: Now this is a video about Scams in China but it’s not Just a video about Scams. You can think of It As a W: Survival Guide Because I’m going to be going through all of These Scams That you would most Probably encounter from the moment you step off the plane landing in […]

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A Rare Look Inside a Tibetan Horse Racing Festival

A Rare Look Inside a Tibetan Horse Racing Festival

a multi-day athletic event that rolls around only once a year It’s a chance for riders to show off their skills and for attendees to show off their festival best. But, unlike the Derby, this event isn’t so much about competition as it is about community. This is Tagong, a one road town where every […]

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First Premier of the People’s Republic of China: Zhou Enlai Interview (1965)

First Premier of the People’s Republic of China: Zhou Enlai Interview (1965)

editor of the people are aware that there would be these at the end of the people’s republic your learn midterm year after birth and org requested that they would prefer if you have direct replies internees occurred i’ve got a lot at halftime or credit to bear this out of europe foreseen archive contract […]

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Chinese Youth Culture

Chinese Youth Culture

Through the lectures of Chinese history and cultural movement, we noticed Chinese youth always played an important role. Thinking about May 4th movement, the cultural revolution and the Tiananmen Square Protest. In our project, we wanna demonstrate the evolution of Chinese modern youth culture. It gives us a better insights about the history and the […]

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China’s girl band reopens cultural revolution

China’s girl band reopens cultural revolution

SONGS FROM THE MAO ERA. OUR DAN RIVERS HAS THE STORY. >>Reporter: TEENAGE GIRLS BELTING OUT A SONG, WORSHIPPING MAO. SOUNDS A LOT LIKE IT DID 50 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK USHERING IN A TUMULTUOUS DECADE. ON THIS MILITARY BASE OUTSIDE BEIJING, THESE YOUNG PERFORMERS, CALLED THE 56 FLOWERS, PRACTICED OLD SONGS ABOUT MAO AND […]

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