January 2015

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China’s Universities & Social Change

Expectations, aspirations, and consequences. David S G Goodman, explains why there are no simple links between education and critical, political engagement


China Commentary

  Welcome to China Commentary [评论中国] Pínglùn Zhōngguó. It is intended to be a forum to comment about China; as well as providing Chinese commentary.


Europe and China

Roland Vogt (ed), ‘Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?’  Hong Kong University Press, 2012, pp283.

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Writing in(to) Architecture

Sylvia Chan, “Writing in(to) Architecture: China’s Architectural Design and Construction Since 1949”, East Slope Publishing Ltd, 2012, pp141



Spring 2015 – “CHINA’S ARCHITECTURE: TRADITIONAL OR MODERN?” The historian EH Carr stated that “The function of the historian is neither to love the past nor to emancipate himself…