Tag Archives: Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang: Understand The Past of China, to Better Comprehend the Present Day Reforms

Lijia Zhang considers that if we understand China’s past, we better comprehend the present day reforms… In 1980 when I was 16, I was taken out of school and put to work at a rocket factory. A mini-Communist state, the factory fed us at dining halls, housed us in identical workers’ dormitory and indoctrinated us […]

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Are you looking for a speaker who truly knows China business for your upcoming event? We at the China speakers agency are to help you find the most appropriate speakers. Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Dambisa Moyo – renowned economist and author of Dead Aid Haiyan Wang – Getting China and India Right DaShan – […]

Lijia Zhang: Chinese Women Fight to End Workplace Discrimination

Lijia Zhang, writer, columnist and social commentator, wrote an article for ChinaFile titled: Chinese Women Fight to End Workplace Discrimination, where Lijia discuses the gender inequality in the China job market. …According to a survey conducted by the All China Women’s Federation, the Chinese government’s official feminist organ, in 2011 91.9% of female students polled […]

Lijia Zhang: Chinese Women Between Past and Future

Here is Lijia Zhang‘s speech: Chinese Women between Past and Future, which she presented at the Italian Embassy in China. Three touching stories of Chinese women… My grandmother was a prostitute-turned concubine, my mother a frustrated factory worker and myself a rocket factory girl turned-international writer. Today I am going to tell you the stories of […]

Lijia Zhang’s Insights on China Today

Lijia Zhang, China-based journalist and cultural commentator, shared her observations on China Today on China’s “left-behind children” and on South China Morning Post on the identity of the mixed-race children. China’s Left Behind Children Ever since China’s reform and opening up, some 260 million people have migrated from villages to cities in search of a […]

Lijia Zhang on Her Speaking Career…

Lijia Zhang shares her personal story of being an international speaker, and tips on giving a good speech… I’ve just returned from HK where I gave a speech to the International Trademark Association’s Annual Conference about how to give a good public speech. Below is a much edited version. I became a public speaker after […]

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Are you looking for a speaker who truly knows China business for your upcoming event? We are the China speakers bureau to help you in identifying the most appropriate speakers. Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Dambisa Moyo – renowned economist and author of Dead Aid Haiyan Wang – Getting China and India Right DaShan […]

Lijia Zhang on China Migrants’s Mental Health

Lijia Zhang‘s insights on China migrant’s mental health, published by CNN… Factory life far from home leaves China’s migrant workers vulnerable By Lijia Zhang, for CNN January 2, 2014 In a brightly-lit Shenzhen restaurant, 21-year-old Zheng Liqiang, a migrant worker from the inland province of Sichuan, describes his life in this southern Chinese city as […]

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Beijing-based Keynote Speakers

Looking for a great speaker based in Beijing for your upcoming event? We, China Speakers Agency, are the speakers bureau to help you out… Ian Johnson – Pulitzer Prize-winning author, China Expert Dr Geoff Raby – Former Australian Ambassador to China Zhang Lijia – “Socialism is Great! Rob Koepp – Chinese Business Going Global

Willy Lam & Lijia Zhang @ CNN On China

Our China experts Dr Willy Lam and Lijia Zhang were interviewed by CNN on China program – and shared their insights on corruption in China. Below is the link to the program discussion gist, and the 3 video clips. http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?hpt=hp_c1 “At the end of the day, Xi Jinping’s policy of restricting conspicuous consumption, putting an […]

Lijia Zhang and Frank Dikotter Debating on China’s Golden Age

Lijia Zhang and Frank Dikotter debated on China’s Golden Age on a recent BBC Radio 4 Interview.  Here is the recording: Zhang Lijia – China Today / “Socialism is Great”  Lijia is a journalist, social commentator and contributor. What sets her apart, though, is her remarkable journey towards becoming an acclaimed author and wordsmith. From humble […]

LiJia Zhang on China’s unfeasible plan of forcing people to visit their parents

LiJia Zhang, Beijing-based writer and the author of “Socialism Is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China” published on July 15, 2013, an article in the Guardian UK about China’s unfeasible plan for the ‘grey tide’: force people to visit their parents. The findings of the China health and retirement longitudinal study of Peking University, […]

LiJia Zhang: Chen Guangcheng – Banished, but Not Gone

LiJia Zhang, Beijing-based writer and the author of “Socialism Is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China” published on April 29, 2013, an article in New York Times about Chen Guangcheng, the blind lawyer activist, who is in exile in the US. LiJia was worrying that Chen Guangcheng will have the same fate as many other […]