Emily Williams is a lecturer in Chinese society at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou. She received her Ph.D in Cultural History from Birkbeck College, University of London. Her research focuses on the impacts and legacies of Chinese Communist art and history, both in China and globally.
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy are joined by Nury Turkel, a prominent voice in the overseas Uyghur community and the chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, now based in Washington, D.C. We discussed Nury’s own experiences as a Uyghur and an activist both in China and the United States; the increasingly vocal […]
Pu’er tea (普洱茶 pǔěrchá) is made from the leaves of the regular tea Camellia sinensis, which are fermented, dried, and pressed in a traditional method from Yunnan Province. The tea is considered to have health benefits, and it can be aged for decades or longer, like wine. Recent years have seen occasional speculative bubbles form when investors buy up stockpile bricks of Pu’er.