‘Modern Chinese intellectuals are spineless’: Peking University vice dean reportedly resigns after provocative essay

Li Chenjian and Cai Yuanpei Rumors are flying (in Chinese) at Peking University that Li Chenjian 李沉简, vice dean of the school’s Yuanpei College 元培学院, has resigned as vice dean after circulating an essay that rebukes his colleagues and Chinese intellectuals in general for rampant “shamelessness and cynicism,” and becoming increasingly “spineless” in fear of suppression from … Continue reading ‘Modern Chinese intellectuals are spineless’: Peking University vice dean reportedly resigns after provocative essay