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Ian Johnson Publishing His New Book – The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Ian Johnson is publishing a new book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao. In The Souls of China, Ian lets the readers know about religions in China today — the history, the spiritual traditions of the country’s Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China’s future. Here is .. read more

Willy Lam Interviewed by Ian Johnson on his New Book: Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping

Dr Willy Lam was interviewed by Ian Johnson on his new book, “Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping”. Q. You have analyzed all major Chinese leaders over the past 30 years. What drew you to Xi? A. Xi is very different from previous leaders. Basically Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao followed Deng Xiaoping’s .. read more

Ian Johnson: How the Western Media Covers China

Ian Johnson shared his observations on how the Western media fairly, or unfairly, covers China, in his piece in the New York Review of Books. One night in September, three hundred people crowded into the basement auditorium of an office tower in Beijing to hear a discussion between two of China’s most popular writers. One .. read more

Ian Johnson, China Expert, Will be in Europe from June to September

Ian Johnson, China Expert, will be in Europe from mid-June to September 2015. Event organisers in Europe do seize the opportunity to engage him during his stay in Germany! Ian Johnson Ian Johnson has been coming to China since 1984 and has spent most of the past 20 years as a Beijing-based correspondent for The .. read more

Ian Johnson Interviewed on Xi’s Nationalist Blogger

Ian Johnson was invited on Tom Ashbrook’s “On Point,” which is one of the most respected and popular call-in radio shows in the United States. They discussed why Xi endorsed the nationalist blogger Zhou XIaoping. Listen to the Show here: http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/11/04/china-zhou-xiaoping-progadanda China Takes U.S. Aim In A War Of Words A Chinese blogger whose harsh .. read more

Ian Johnson: Impact of WeChat Shift on China’s Activists

What is the impact of WeChat’s rise on China’s activists? Ian Johnson talked to a few to find out and shared his insights in his article in New York Times. Still, WeChat remains a powerful tool for activists, even if Weibo’s promise of an open online society has been frustrated. Ian Johnson              Ian Johnson .. read more

Ian Johnson’s Interviews with Chinese Intellectuals

Visit Ian Johnson‘s webpage with his interviews with Chinese intellectuals, webpage created by The New York Review of Books. It’s full of great insights if you would like to understand China better. You can read the interviews here… Ian Johnson Ian Johnson has been coming to China since 1984 and has spent most of the .. read more

Ian Johnson: Beyond Economics – China’s Search for Values in the Reform Era

Ian Johnson was the keynote speaker at the U.S. Catholic China Bureau‘s 25th anniversary meeting, with more than 100 people  in attendance. The topic of Ian’s speech  was “Beyond Economics: China’s Search for Values in the Reform Era.” Ian Johnson Ian Johnson has been coming to China since 1984 and has spent most of the past .. read more

Ian Johnson: “Faking It in China”

China expert, Ian Johnson, reviewed Bianca Bosker’s fascinating new book, “Original Copies: Architectural Mimicry in Contemporary China”, and shared his own views on the “copying culture”. What drives this obsession with foreign styles? Bianca Bosker gives some answers in her fascinating new book, Original Copies: Architectural Mimicry in Contemporary China. Bosker focuses on the suburbs .. read more

Ian Johnson Spoke at Trader Forum Asia

Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner and China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, spoke at Trader Forum Asia, which was organised by EuroMoney at Four Seasons Hong Kong. Ian talked about the prospects for political reform in China and about the new leadership’s evolving political and economic reform program. About Ian Johnson Ian Johnson has been coming .. read more