Na Zhong was born in an industrial town on the outskirts of Chengdu. She is a New-York-based cultural reporter and the Chinese translator of Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Billy O'Callaghan's The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind. Her essays, short stories, and other works appear or are forthcoming in A Public Space, The Millions, Brooklyn Magazine, Words Without Borders, The Paper, Shanghai Literature, and more.
China’s ethnic policy in Xinjiang and Tibet: The move toward assimilation
This week on the Sinica Podcast, Jeremy and Kaiser speak with Tashi Rabgey, research professor of international affairs at George Washington University and director of the Tibet Governance Project. They are joined by returning guest Jim Millward, professor of history at Georgetown University and renowned scholar of Xinjiang and Central Asia. This episode focuses on […]
It snowed recently in Beijing, leading to some wonderfully fresh views of familiar landmarks. Here's the famous White Pagoda (白塔 bái tǎ) at Beihai Park near the heart of Beijing, caught in just the right waning light. Photo by Eric Favreliere