Articles

Supporters protesting censorship of the New Year editorial outside the gates of the Southern Weekly on 7 January 2013. Image source: Wikipedia.

Is Legal Reform Serving the People?

Rebecca Liao is a writer and corporate attorney based in Silicon Valley. She has written about C…
Tang Hui

Public Opinion, Criminal Justice, and Incipient Popular Liberalism in China

Joshua Rosenzweig is a PhD candidate in Chinese Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, wher…
A policeman leads inmates as they walk along a road with their wrists tied together to a rope at Emei Mountain region

Escaping China's Gulag

Flora Sapio is a China law scholar whose main research interests are criminal justice and administra…
Looking towards Beijing University. Shaoyuan.

Artificial Light, Beijing

Tom Cliff is a Postdoctoral Fellow on the ARC Laureate project 'Informal Life Politics in the Remaki…

Interviews

Michael Nylan

In Conversation with Michael Nylan

Michael Nylan is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. She is one of the f…
Party Time

Party Time: An Interview with Rowan Callick

Rowan Callick is Asia-Pacific Editor of The Australian newspaper. Following some two decades in Papu…
Zeng Jinyan

An Interview with Zeng Jinyan 曾金燕

The China Story Journal would like to thank Zeng Jinyan for sharing her insights on life in Chin…
A view of Zhengyang Men 正阳门 and Qian Men 前门 north to Tiananmen, from Capital M

The China Story and the Chinese Net at Capital M

On 8 March, the writer and rock musician Kaiser Kuo hosted a conversation at Capital M in Beijing wi…

Translations

Can China Think Without America? 离开美国我们就无法思考吗?

Liu Qing 刘擎 Liu Qing is a prominent political scientist and historian, as well as being active in C…
Professor Yu Jianrong

China's Rigid Stability – Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 analyses a predicament

In November 2012, Foreign Policy named Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers and descri…
Ambassador FitzGerald meets Premier Zhou Enlai, May 1973. Photograph courtesy of Stephen FitzGerald

A Chinese Stretch of the Imagination 舒展的想象力 — 澳大利亚与中国已届四十年

费思棻 Stephen FitzGerald A Chinese translation of a CIW Oration prepared on behalf of the Australia…
An image circulating on the Chinese Internet showing Yuan Peng's "New Five Black Categories" represented by the mascots of the Beijing Olympics, the Five Fuwa  福娃 or Friendlies.

The Five Vermin 五蠹 Threatening China

On 31 July 2012, the overseas edition of People’s Daily ran an analysis of China’s three- to five-ye…

Shorts

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Religion and Locality in the Chinese World – two videos

Over three days in late August 2013, the Australian Centre on China in the World hosted the workshop…
Agenda Papers 2013

Australia-China Agenda 2013

Update on Australia-China Agenda 2013, 6 September 2013, on the eve of the Federal Election: …
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A Call for Contributions: 'Australia, let's talk about China'

On 13 May, we launched a project titled Australia-China Agenda 2013. Now, the Australian Centre on C…
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Australia-China Agenda 2013, a new project

The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), which created and curates The China Story Project…