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Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo is co-founder of the Sinica Podcast and editor-at-large of SupChina.

How Islam arrived in China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on May 8, 2015: How did Islam spread…

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The man who unified China and commissioned the Terracotta Warriors

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 24, 2011 and October 27, 2011:…

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China embraced Western classical music because it was superior

This week’s Kuora comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on December 19, 2014: Why did Western classical music catch…

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The SupChina Quiz: Happy Halloween

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about China’s environment. Today, because…

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No one has destroyed Chinese culture quite like the Chinese

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 7, 2014: China has basically lost touch with…

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The world is backsliding toward autocracy. Is China to blame?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on September 10, 2019: Why have many Quora users,…

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The revolutionary movements that toppled the Qing

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on May 17, 2019: Why was the Qing Dynasty able…

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Sinica Podcast: China-watching legends Ezra Vogel and Orville Schell

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. The Sinica Podcast this week features an exclusive recording of a China Institute event…

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Communist Party rule over China, somewhat improbably, makes it to 70 years

Today is the eve of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, which since its founding has been…

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The SupChina Quiz: The Environment

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about China books. Today, we…

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Who will push back against Chinese internet censorship?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on December 21, 2014. Why does the US allow Chinese…

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China needs a better policy to address demographic realties

This week’s Kuora, on the subject of China’s population decline, comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on May…

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Why does China value its largely inhospitable western lands?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 20, 2017. Is China’s western land worth anything?…

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‘American Factory,’ reviewed

Minor quibbles aside, American Factory serves up heaps of humanity and is rich in both pathos and bathos, with moments…

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The SupChina Quiz: Books

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about food. Today, in conjunction…

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