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Hong Kong National Security Law: Safeguard or Subversion?

"Any legal grounds in defence of the National Security Law are uprooted by the breaches in fundamental principles that have long governed life in Hong Kong, by the laws of China where justice and fairness are near non-existent."

Imperfect Nostalgia, Imagined Perfection

As a small child, it didn’t occur to me that the porcelain Mao Zedong bust in my grandparents’ living room was, to put it...

How Life in Lockdown is Preparing us for Smart Cities

Empty London buses follow the usual circuits on clear roads, like Scalextric cars. Churches take to streaming Sunday service. Students, uncertain about their foreseeable...

Activism and Luxury Fashion in Hong Kong

Louis Vuitton is the most recent in a string of luxury fashion brands to close down branches in Hong Kong. The store in question was located...

Cai Quo-Qiang: Gunpowder Art

It’s hard not to get fomo when watching the videos of the viewers jumping back from the vivid bursts of fire, smoke and colour as Cai joyfully watches on like a child with a big box of fireworks. However, one piece in particular made me rethink how displaying Cai’s practice in an exhibition space offers what the explosive performance can’t.

Huawei boss alleges Oxford faced “interference” in decision to cut ties

The University decided to suspend ties on the 8th of January, the same day that Chancellor Patten asked the government for advice on University policy towards the firm.

Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Chinese Studies needs a radical rethink

We need to look at the cause of the high suspension rate

Wang Dan – “There are a lot of lies about true...

The dissident and activist talks about democracy in contemporary China

Modern China from a new perspective

Jacob Cheli talks to BBC Correspondent Michael Bristow about his travels around China with a cross-dressing language teacher