Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
The China Questions, with Jennifer Rudolph and Michael Szonyi
Two China historians discuss their new book: a collection of answers to many questions that ordinary people ask about China, written by the star team of scholars at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.
Peking Opera actors perform at a temple fair in Lianhuachi Park in Beijing during the Spring Festival in 2010. Also called Lunar New Year, the holiday lasts for about two weeks, starting on the first day of the first month in the lunar calendar and concluding on the 15th day, the Lantern Festival.