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Sinica is a weekly podcast, about current affairs in China, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn with a variety of guests drawn from Beijing's resident and transient community of journalists, China scholars and industry experts.

Sinica is a weekly podcast, about current affairs in China, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn with a variety of guests drawn from Beijing's resident and transient community of journalists, China scholars and industry experts.
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Beijing, China

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Sinica is a weekly podcast, about current affairs in China, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn with a variety of guests drawn from Beijing's resident and transient community of journalists, China scholars and industry experts.

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English


Episodes

Authoritarian schooling in Shanghai vs. the American approach

10/19/2017
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Lenora Chu discusses her new book, Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve. The post Authoritarian schooling in Shanghai vs. the American approach appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:52:03


A conversation with Chinese adoptees in the U.S.

10/12/2017
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Two adoptees share their ‘Chinese-American experience on steroids’ The post A conversation with Chinese adoptees in the U.S. appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:43:11


Alarm bells in the ivory tower: Jim Millward on the Cambridge University Press censorship fiasco

10/5/2017
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A Georgetown University history professor discusses the response from scholars to a venerated academic press’s decision — later reversed — to censor 300+ articles in China. The post Alarm bells in the ivory tower: Jim Millward on the Cambridge University Press censorship fiasco appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 01:25:29


Richard McGregor on the complicated ties between China, Japan, and the U.S. since World War II

9/28/2017
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The veteran Financial Times journalist discusses his new book on the three Pacific powers. The post Richard McGregor on the complicated ties between China, Japan, and the U.S. since World War II appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 01:28:33


North Korea behind the scenes, with Evan Osnos

9/21/2017
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Former China correspondent for the New Yorker, and now the magazine’s man in D.C., Evan Osnos talks us through his recent front page article on how badly North Korea and the U.S. understand one another. The post North Korea behind the scenes, with Evan Osnos appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:33:03


China in drag: Michael Bristow discusses his new book on China’s — and one man’s — incredible transformation

9/14/2017
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The former Asia Pacific editor at the BBC World Service discusses his new book, China in Drag: Travels with a Cross-Dresser. The post China in drag: Michael Bristow discusses his new book on China’s — and one man’s — incredible transformation appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:36:29


China’s tightening grip on cyberspace

9/7/2017
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Adam Segal returns to discuss China’s new cybersecurity law, crackdowns on VPNs and foreign companies, and the country’s strengthening data nationalism. The post China’s tightening grip on cyberspace appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:36:52


China’s environmental challenges: Overfishing, toxic soil, and unbreathable air

8/31/2017
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Lucy Hornby of the Financial Times and Li Shuo of Greenpeace discuss their research and reporting on China’s environmental woes. The post China’s environmental challenges: Overfishing, toxic soil, and unbreathable air appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:45:16


U.S.-China relations after six months of Trump, with Susan Shirk and Stan Rosen

8/24/2017
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Two astute observers of Chinese politics discuss China’s growing influence on the world and the Xi government’s management of Trump turbulence. The post U.S.-China relations after six months of Trump, with Susan Shirk and Stan Rosen appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:49:17


Of dirty words and Party-speak: Sinica Podcast live in D.C.

8/17/2017
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Jeremy and Kaiser host a live podcast at the Definitive China Happy Hour in Washington, D.C., to discuss the Xinhua style guide and much more. The post Of dirty words and Party-speak: Sinica Podcast live in D.C. appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:43:03


Gillian Wong and Josh Chin on journalism careers in China

8/10/2017
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China-watching power couple Gillian Wong and Josh Chin talk about working as ink-stained wretches in the Middle Kingdom. The post Gillian Wong and Josh Chin on journalism careers in China appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:34:44


China’s great spiritual revival

8/3/2017
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Ian Johnson returns to discuss the rise of religion in Chinese society. The post China’s great spiritual revival appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:53:52


Joan Kaufman on foreign nonprofits and academia in China

7/27/2017
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A seasoned operator in China’s non-governmental and academic sectors explores how China’s version of transparency and legality are presenting new challenges for international institutions in the country. The post Joan Kaufman on foreign nonprofits and academia in China appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:40:51


Straight talk on North Korea and China, with Lyle Goldstein

7/20/2017
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A scholar of Chinese and Russian security strategy explores the roles China, Russia, Japan, and a different attitude from the U.S. could play in tempering North Korea and altering regional defense strategies. The post Straight talk on North Korea and China, with Lyle Goldstein appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 01:01:53


China’s Asian power play: Tom Miller on the future of Belt and Road

7/13/2017
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An experienced Asia analyst combines policy research with on-the-ground reporting to shed light on China’s complicated foreign policy initiative, Belt and Road. The post China’s Asian power play: Tom Miller on the future of Belt and Road appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:53:15


Jerome A. Cohen on human rights and law in China

7/6/2017
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One of the most experienced and respected scholars of Chinese law comments on the current state of human rights and the persecution of lawyers in the PRC. The post Jerome A. Cohen on human rights and law in China appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 01:01:03


Guo Wengui: The extraordinary tale of a Chinese billionaire turned dissident, told by Mike Forsythe and Alexandra Stevenson

6/29/2017
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Jeremy and Kaiser interview two New York Times journalists who have spent hours interviewing an exiled Chinese businessman and researching his explosive claims about officials in his home country. The post Guo Wengui: The extraordinary tale of a Chinese billionaire turned dissident, told by Mike Forsythe and Alexandra Stevenson appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:37:24


David Rank, top U.S. diplomat, on why he resigned to protest Trump

6/22/2017
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The former chargé d’affaires of America’s Beijing embassy explains what went through his head on the day that Trump made his Paris announcement. The post David Rank, top U.S. diplomat, on why he resigned to protest Trump appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:33:46


Islamophobia in China, explained by Alice Su and Ma Tianjie

6/15/2017
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Two astute observers of Chinese public opinion about Islam speak on Muslims’ difficulties in Chinese society. The post Islamophobia in China, explained by Alice Su and Ma Tianjie appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:51:35


How does investigative reporting happen in China? A conversation with Li Xin of Caixin

6/8/2017
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The managing director of Caixin Global gives her perspective on business in China and how the media reports on it. The post How does investigative reporting happen in China? A conversation with Li Xin of Caixin appeared first on SupChina.

Duration: 00:35:47

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