Lost Province: China’s Xikang, now Tibet and Sichuan, is turning 80. But few people realize it ever existed
The people of Xikang’s central region were known as Khampas until the Chinese Communist Party officially recategorized…Continue reading
Mark Frank is a PhD candidate in Chinese history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Apart from his academic work, he has written for various outlets including Modern Art Asia, China.org.cn, and the Asian Educational Media Service.
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This week, Kaiser is joined by Nury Turkel of the Uyghur Human Rights Project in an in-depth conversation with Wu’er Kaixi (Örkesh Dölet), best known as one of the student leaders in the Tiananmen protests that rocked Beijing 30 years ago. He talks about the heady intellectual freedom of the 1980s, the movement’s goals in […]