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Today's Zaman: The Limits of Chinese Soft Power

June 10, 2015

Joseph S. Nye, Jr., a former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, is University Professor at Harvard University and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government.

China has been making major efforts to increase its ability to influence other countries without force or coercion.

In 2007, then-President Hu Jintao told the Communist Party that the country needed to increase its soft power; President Xi Jinping repeated the same message last year. They know that, for a...

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New Directions in Chinese Studies: China and the Environment [from Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies]

May 15, 2015

from the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

New Directions in Chinese Studies: China and the Environment 

By: Ian M. Miller, Ph.D. Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

In mid-March, as part of Harvard President Drew Faust's trip to China, she discussed climate change with Chinese President...

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A righteous view of history from China Media Project: A project of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong

April 22, 2015

We wrote recently about a rising tide of animosity in China’s state press against the “infiltration” of Western ideas in Chinese education and scholarship — and provided a full translation of a hard-line essay decrying the “westernization” of economics education.

The latest target, it seems, is historical scholarship.

In a high-minded article posted on Monday to the official website of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences — and published...

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