September 11, 2015 § Leave a comment
I write about the Tianjin explosion and the need to reform low-level governance in China on the LRB Blog.
September 8, 2015 § Leave a comment
There’s a Q and A about China’s Forgotten People in the new issue of Time Out Shanghai.
July 22, 2015 § Leave a comment
Some thoughtful reviews from Kerry Brown at Open Democracy and Jonathan Mirsky at Literary Review (click here for pdfs LR CFP 1 LR CFP 2). Thanks to both of these experienced China commentators for taking the time to write such considered pieces.
Also a good overview of the book’s issues by Joshua Bird at Asian Review of Books
June 3, 2015 § Leave a comment
My latest piece on the LRB Blog about China’s dubious claims about the extent and nature of ‘terrorism’ in Xinjiang.
April 10, 2015 § Leave a comment
My review of Michael Meyer’s great new book on Manchuria (NE China) is in the new Literary Review.
April 7, 2015 § Leave a comment
I’ll be taking part in an event on the Silk Road at Asia House on May 14. More details here.