China Views

China experts roundups are a series of weekly roundups focused on Chinese culture, economy, lifestyle, design, architecture, contemporary arts, cinema, technology, Chinese history, Chinese language, etc.
China experts – We’ll ask a question to collect insights from a group of experts and we’ll publish the roundup on China-underground.

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Interview with Hua Dong, Re-Tros: Before the Applause and Beyond

Re-TROS (Rebuilding the Rights of Statues) began in the underground music scene of Nanjing, China in 2004. Formed by lead singer/guitar/keys Hua Dong and, singer/bassist … Read more

Xi Jinping’s power grab
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Interview with Analyst J. Michael Cole On Xi Jinping’s power grab and the risks of the New Silk Road

J. Michael Cole is a Taipei-based senior fellow with the China Policy Institute and the Taiwan Studies Programme at the University of Nottingham, UK, a … Read more

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Interview with Forest Revolution and Urban Forestry pioneer Stefano Boeri

Italian architect Stefano Boeri is the mind behind a model for sustainable buildings. His project of metropolitan reforestation aims to regenerate the environment and the … Read more

teng-biao-crack down on Chinese civil society
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Interview with Teng Biao, founder of Open Constitution Initiative: the crackdown on Chinese civil society will continue

Teng Biao (滕彪) is a Chinese human rights activist and lawyer, president of China Against the Death Penalty, co-founder of the Open Constitution Initiative and … Read more