Kaiser Kuo, Author at SupChina
Kaiser Kuo

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

The SupChina Quiz: The May Fourth Movement

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about

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Kuora: The usefulness of learning Chinese

Last Thursday’s episode of the Sinica Podcast featured Mark Rowsell, a.k.a. Dashan, and David Moser talking about the…

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Kuora: Stereotypes of China’s provinces: A poem

April is National Poetry Month, which makes this week’s column — from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to…

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Kuora: The how and why of eunuchs in imperial China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 12, 2015. Why did Chinese…

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Kuora: What if the Chinese, and not Europeans, colonized the New World?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 22, 2015. How would the…

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The SupChina Quiz: U.S.-China Diplomatic History

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz to…

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Kuora: China has grand ambitions, but these factors are holding it back

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 23, 2011. What are the…

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Kuora: Oh, the places China watchers will go

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on February 5, 2019. What are…

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Kuora: The ways women had to rise above oppression in China — and the ways they still have to

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on January 9, 2014

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Kuora: China’s New Culture Movement and the intellectual framework for the CCP

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on November 26, 2018. How was…

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A SupChina Quiz to the Nines

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was the end-of-lunar-year news…

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Kuora: All the times the Chinese Communist Party nearly died

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on January 11,…

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Kuora: Explaining China’s Warlord Period, which splintered the country

Last week, we looked at the most overlooked moments in 20th-century Chinese history, which included the warlords. Following…

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Kuora: The most overlooked moments in 20th-century Chinese history

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on February 3, 2019. What are…

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Kuora: Visiting Beijing during Chinese New Year

A new lunar new year is upon us. Starting tomorrow, actually. So this week’s column will be about that…

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